Bengals drop volleyball Hawks

Release Date:
October 2, 2007
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

BUFFALO, NY- The Buffalo State women’s volleyball team handed Hilbert College their fourth-straight loss Tuesday night at the Buffalo State Sports Arena. The Bengals won in three games (30-23, 30-25, 30-20) to improve to 3-18 on the season while the Hawks dropped to 7-8 overall.

The Hilbert offense continued to struggle registering only 25 kills in 72 attempts. Freshman Erica Page (Angola, NY/Lakeshore) had seven kills while adding three aces and four digs. Junior Missy Kick (Blasdell, NY/Mt. Mercy) contributed 18 assists in a losing effort.

The Hawks will look to improve their record when they travel to Alfred University on Thursday, October 4th for a 7:00 pm match against the Saxons.

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.