Fall Sports Preseason Polls Released

Hilbert's Hulbert Chosen as Pre-Season Player of the Year
Release Date:
August 23, 2010
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PITTSBURGH, PA: The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference released the preseason poll for women’s and men’s soccer as well as women’s volleyball for the 2010 fall seasons. 

Alyssa Hulbert (Kenmore East High School), a junior midfielder on the women’s soccer team, was selected as the preseason co-Player of the Year. Hulbert is the first Hilbert female athlete to be chosen as a pre-season Player of the Year in any sport. The Tonawanda, NY product was a second team all-conference player in 2009.  Voted the team's MVP, she ranked second on the squad in scoring (14 points) and first in assists (6), also earning academic all-conference team honors. 

During the 2009 season, the women's soccer team finished in 8th place but qualified for the play-offs as the 7th seeded team. 

2010 Preseason Rankings

1. Penn State Behrend
2. Penn State Altoona
3. Medaille
4. La Roche
5. Franciscan
6. Pitt-Bradford
7. Hilbert
8. Pitt-Greensburg
9. D'Youville
10. Mount Aloysius
The 2009 season was a tough one for the men's soccer team.  They lost four games in regulation by the score of 2-1 and two other games in extra time by the same score.  They are looking to improve their 10th place finish.
2010 Preseason Rankings

1. Penn State Behrend
2. Medaille
3. Penn State Altoona
4. Franciscan
5. La Roche
6. Pitt-Bradford
7. Pitt-Greensburg
8. Hilbert
9. D'Youville
10. Mount Aloysius
Hawks volleyball look to bounce back from their 10th place finish in 2009.  
2010 Preseason Rankings

1.) Penn State Behrend
2.) Pitt-Bradford
3.) Medaille
4.) Penn State Altoona
5.) Pitt-Greensburg
6.) Franciscan
7.) Mount Aloysius
8.) D'Youville
9.) Hilbert
10.) La Roche

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.