Volleyball Opens In League Challenge Matches
AMCC vs. NEAC, September 3
- Release Date:
- September 1, 2011
- The Office of Sports Information
- (716) 649-7900 ext. 333
HAMBURG, NY – Coach Amanda Logue, returning for her third season, will lead the Hilbert women’s volleyball team in their season-opener in the AMCC (Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference vs. NEAC (North Eastern Athletic Conference) Challenge hosted by D’Youville College, September 3. The two AMCC schools (Hilbert and D’Youville) will face the two NEAC institutions (Keuka and Morrisville) on side-by-side courts during the afternoon tri-match. Hilbert faces Keuka College at 1pm and Morrisville at 3pm.
The last time the two schools met on the volleyball court in 2008, Hilbert split with the Storm 1-1. The Hawks took the first meeting 3-1 on a neutral court only to lose the second match at Keuka 3-0.
During the 2010 season, Hilbert captured both games with a 6-1 set-record against Morrisville. Both meetings were on neutral courts at multi-team tournaments or tri-match events.
The Hawks have to wait until September 21 till they play their first home match against Elmira College’s junior varsity team (7pm). Fans who can’t wait until the 21st, can catch Hilbert in action September 15 when they travel to North Buffalo and compete at Buffalo State College (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.