HC Volleyball Picks up Two Wins

Release Date:
October 7, 2006
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

CAZENOVIA, NY – The Hilbert College women’s volleyball team picked up a pair of wins on Saturday topping SUNY Institute of Technology 3-0 (30-23, 30-19, 30-24) before beating Cazenovia College 3-1 (30-20, 30-25, 20-30, 30-20). The victories help the Hawks improve to 4-13 on the season.

Destyn Brown (Ithaca, NY/Ithaca) recorded 11 kills while teammate Kristy Gonciarz (Cheektowaga, NY/Maryvale) delivered six in pacing the Hawks against the Wildcats of SUNYIT. Laura Stranc (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) dished out 19 assists and had 10 digs for the winners.

Later in the day, Gonciarz and Morgan Oag-Walker (Jamestown, NY/Cassadaga Valley) recorded 11 kills apiece while Brown added six kills and 13 assists in the win over Cazenovia. Stranc was solid again with five kills, 24 assists, five aces, and 16 digs while teammate Ashton Vertalino (Hamburg, NY/Hamburg) contributed 31 digs for the Hawks.

Hilbert returns to Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference play on Wednesday, October 11th with an important match at the University of Pitt-Greensburg at 7:00 pm.

Hilbert College, located in suburban Hamburg, N.Y., south of Buffalo, is a private four-year college founded in 1957 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition. With nearly 1,100 students, Hilbert is a dynamic Western New York college that offers career-focused majors, including one of the top criminal justice programs in the region, and more than 50 minors and concentrations. The college’s engaging, student-centered campus community offers numerous leadership, internship, and service learning opportunities from which students launch successful careers while making positive changes in their communities. The Hilbert Blueprint promotes a well-rounded student experience over four years – starting with the Foundations Seminar in the freshman year, followed by Sophomore Service, Junior Symposium, and culminating with the Senior Capstone. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.