Mavericks Clip Hawks

Release Date:
October 30, 2008
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College women’s volleyball team dropped a five- game decision (25-19, 19-25, 15-25, 25-20, 10-15) to Medaille College on Wednesday evening. With the loss, the Hawks fall to 6-15 overall and 1-7 in AMCC play.

The Hawks took the first game from the Mavericks, but then dropped the next two. The Hawks then took game four, to send it to the tiebreaker. The Mavericks took the deciding match to score the victory.

Senior Melissa Kick (Blasdell, NY/Mt. Mercy) led the hawks with 13 digs and 17 assists. Kick also registered 3 service aces. Freshman Elizabeth Delbert (Cheektowaga, NY/West Seneca East) recorded 23 digs for the Hawks, while sophomore Erica Page (Angola, NY/Lakeshore, NY) killed 5 balls and notched 13 digs.

Sophomore Carole Jones (Bliss, NY/Letchworth) and senior Kristy Gonciarz (Cheektowaga, NY/Maryvale) each had 7 kills.

The Hawks close out the season with a game at La Roche College on Saturday Nov. 1, at 1 p.m.

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.