Men's Volleyball Drops Two Games

Release Date:
January 22, 2012
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

Thiel Stats                     Elmira Stats

ELMIRA, NY - The men's volleyball team dropped two games today during day two of the Elmira College volleyball tournament.  The Hawks lost to Thiel College, 3-0 before dropping to the hosts, Elmira in three as well.

In the first game, Fred Sickau led the offense, hitting 35.7% (connecting on seven kills out of 14 attempts).  Stephen Phillips passed for 21 assists and also had six digs, Adam Weaver added eight kills, and Adam Clabo earned six digs in the 25-13, 25-15, 25-13 loss to Thiel.  Against Elmira, Sickau again led with seven kills and three digs, but this time Ryan Ratajczak earned seven digs in the 25-19, 25-9, 25-17 defeat.  Phillips paced the Hawks, contributing 20 assists, while Weaver contribued another eight kills to end the tournament.

Hilbert  hosts their home-opener January 28 against Thiel College (1 pm) after starting the season at the Elmira Tournament January 21 and 22.  

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.