Volleyball Grabs One Win
- Release Date:
- September 30, 2012
- The Office of Sports Information
- (716) 649-7900 ext. 333
BROCKPORT, NY – Hilbert College went 1-2 in a four-team Brockport Tournament, as they return to Hamburg with a 12-5 overall record in women’s volleyball. The Hawks opened the tourney with a 3-0 loss to the hosts September 28. They returned to action the next morning with a 3-0 victory over Alfred before they dropped their Potsdam contest 3-0. Chelsea Reischuck and Allegra Johnson took home All Tourney honors September 29.
Reischuck’s 13 digs, Johnson’s 10 kills and Shannon Memminger’s two service aces led the offense for Hilbert in their 25-20, 25-17, 26-24, three set loss to Brockport.
The next morning, Reischuck was again the dig leader with 17 to pair with her 10 kills. Memminger worked the service area earning four more aces along with 26 assists and Rachel Kwiatkowski blocked two attempts. The Hawks beat Alfred for the third time this season 25-14, 25-21, 26-24.
In their final match, Hilbert lost to their third SUNY school this season, surrendering to Potsdam 25-23, 25-21, 25-18. Devan Jonathan secured four service aces, Jordan Botsford was credited with two blocks along with Johnson’s nine kills, Reischuck’s nine digs and Memminger’s 25 assists.
Hilbert returns to the Hafner Center October 2 when they restart AMCC play against Penn State Behrend at 7pm.
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.