Buffalo State Blocks Hawks

Release Date:
September 15, 2011
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333


BUFFALO, NY – The Hilbert College women’s volleyball team lost a non-conference match to Buffalo State College September 15. The Bengals took the match in 4-sets (25-19, 18-25, 25-18, 25-21) dropping the Hawks to 1-3 overall.

Directing the offense was sophomore Shannon Memminger with 27 assists (7digs). Her primary passing partner was junior Devan Jonathan who finished with 11 kills (.304). Junior Rachel Kwiatkowski earned 4 service aces and 2 blocks.

Buffalo State kept the Hawks off balance at the net earning 10 blocks as a team.  Kelsey Bashore finished with a game-high 31 assists and Chelese Moore chipped in 13 digs for the hosts who improve to 4-7 overall.

Up next for the Hawks is a tri-match at Alfred University. They first face Alfred at 11 am then play Washington and Jefferson at 1 pm.

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.