Mounties Outlast Hawks

Release Date:
October 18, 2008
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College women’s volleyball team fell 3-2 (25-23, 25-19, 24-26, 14-25, 7-15) to Mount Aloysius College on Saturday afternoon. With the loss, Hilbert fall to 6-12 overall and 1-5 in AMCC play.

The Hawks game out of the gate very strong, taking the first two games 25-23 and 25-19. The Mounties battled back to secure the second two games 26-24 and 25-14, sending the match to a decisive 5th game.

In the final stanza, the Mounties outlasted the Hawks 15-7.

Senior Melissa Kick (Blasdell, NY/Mt. Mercy) led the Hawks offensive attack with 19 assists. Kick also recorded 2 service aces 15 digs.

Sophomore Erica Page (Angola, NY/Lakeshore) turned in a solid defensive effort, by recording 10 digs. Page notched a service ace as well as 2 kills.

Freshman Elizabeth Delbert (Cheektowaga, NY/West Seneca East) anchored the Hawks defense with 26 digs. Junior Destyn Brown (Ithaca, NY/Ithaca) chipped in with 21 digs and 3 kills.

The Hawks return to action Oct. 21, when D’Youville College invades the Hafner Center.

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.