Volleyball Celebrates Senior Day
- Release Date:
- October 16, 2012
- The Office of Sports Information
- (716) 649-7900 ext. 333
HAMBURG, NY – In a battle of Buffalo, the Medaille Mavericks took a 3-0 match victory over Hilbert in AMCC league play October 16. The Mavs stormed to a 9-1 lead in the first set, were gifted 10 hitting errors in the second set by Hilbert, and held on in the final game to improve to 5-1 (10-12). Hilbert moved to 4-3 in league standings (14-8 overall).
Chelsea Reischuck finished with eight kills and five digs while Allegra Johnson and Devan Jonathan each were credited with seven digs apiece. Hilbert had a total of 22 kills, but their 25 hitting errors prevented them from claiming the match victory (25-14,26-24,25-20).
Prior to the start of the match, the coaches and team honored seniors Devan Jonathan (#13) and Rachel Kwiatkowski (#10) pictured above with their parents. Both Jonathan and Kwiatkowski have joined the all-time greats in the volleyball program, with both athletes breaking into the top 10 in several stastical categories.
The Hawks return to action October 20th when they host Wilkes at 1pm , in their last non-conference match of the season.
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. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs, one a master’s in criminal justice administration and the other a master’s in public administration, and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.