HC Volleyball Team Defeated by Medaille College

Release Date:
October 25, 2006
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

BUFFALO, NY – The Medaille College Mavericks took three games from the Hilbert College women’s volleyball team winning 30-17, 30-20, and 30-29 on Wednesday. The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s (AMCC) eighth place team improved to 9-19 overall and 2-6 in league play. The Hawks remain in ninth place and fall to 4-18, 0-8 on the season.

Hilbert’s Destyn Brown (Ithaca, NY/Ithaca) recorded six kills and 12 assists, and Laura Stranc (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) recorded eight kills, 10 assists and nine digs. The Hawks Ashton Vertalino (Hamburg, NY/Hamburg) contributed 14 digs in the losing effort.

Hilbert will finish the season against conference foe La Roche College (0-19, 0-8) this Saturday at 1:00 pm in Pittsburgh, PA.

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.