Hawks Swept By Lions

Release Date:
October 1, 2008
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College women’s volleyball team played host to Penn State Behrend, in an AMCC match-up, Wednesday evening. The Hawks fell to the Lions by a score of 3-0 (25-10, 25-13, 25-18).

Offensively, the Hawks were led by sophomore Erica Page (Angola, NY/Lake Shore) who tallied 3 kills in the loss. Page also recorded 8 digs in a solid two way evening. Senior Melissa Kick (Blasdell, NY/Mt. Mercy) notched 9 digs to anchor the Hilbert defense.

Win the loss, the Hawks fall to 5-7 on the season and 1-2 in AMCC play. The Hawks return to the hard-court Oct. 4, at 11 a.m., in a tri-match with AMCC foe Frostburg State and Stevenson University.

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.