Hilbert Volleyball Team Drops Season Opener at Home

Release Date:
February 2, 2004
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

HAMBURG, N.Y. – Philadelphia Bible College raced to wins of 30-24, 30-14, and 30-16 over host Hilbert College Saturday morning in men’s collegiate volleyball.

Craig Kilgore (Frontier/Buffalo, NY) paced the Hawks (0-1) with four kills, 12 digs and five blocks while teammate Shawn Bottemley (Williamsville South/Williamsville, NY) recorded 17 assists. Steve Peet (West Seneca West/Orchard Park, NY) had a team high 14 digs in a losing effort.

Hilbert goes on the road Tuesday night to face D’Youville College at 7 p.m.. The Spartans are currently ranked number two in the North East Collegiate Volleyball Association.

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.