Newsline  

Volleyball Earns First AMCC Win

Beats La Roche in 5 games
Release Date:
October 19, 2009
Contact:
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

HAMBURG, NY— Hilbert College women’s volleyball team hosted a tri-match on Saturday, October 17 with cross-town rival Buffalo State and Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) opponent La Roche College. The 11 am game was important for the Hawks to win, which they did in 5 games to secure the team’s first AMCC win of the season. Set scores for Hilbert were: 25—17, 19-25, 24-26, 25-15 and 17-15 over La Roche. Leading the attack for the Hawks were junior Erica Page (Angola, NY/Lake Shore) with 12 kills and 7 digs and junior Carole Jones (Bliss, NY/Letchworth) with 8 kills in the match {Jones in picture to right}. Assisting them at the net was Dale Jonathan (Basom, NY/Akron) who was credited with 28 assists. 

The middle game of the tri-match pitted La Roche against Buffalo State College. Buffalo State won that match in 3 games with score of 25-10, 25-9, and 25-18.
By 3pm, the Hawks were competing against the Bengals from Buffalo State in the 3rd match of the day. Buff State again won in 3 games with scores of 25-13, 25-20 and 25-8. For Hilbert, Page again led the team in kills (7) and digs (4) while Jonathan lead in assists (8). Bree McMahon led the Bengals with 9 kills and 9 digs.
Hilbert’s record improves to 4-14 and 1-5 in AMCC; La Roche  drops to 2-23 and 0-8 in AMCC.  The Hawks will travel to Penn State Behrend (16-6, 6-1) on Wednesday, October 21 for their next AMCC battle.

 



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.