Men's Volleyball Team Falls To JWU, NJCU

Release Date:
February 26, 2005
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

February 26, 2005


JERSEY CITY, NJ – The Hilbert College men’s volleyball team dropped a pair of games on the road this weekend, falling to Johnson & Wales University (30-13, 30-15, 30-15), and New Jersey City University (30-21, 30-9, 30-23).  The Hawks fall to 1-12 overall and 0-11 in the North East Collegiate Volleyball Association. 


Against Johnson & Wales on Saturday, Bobby Gerhard (Angola, NY/Lake Shore) led the visiting Hawks with eight kills and two digs, while sophomore Jess Eger (Bradford, PA/Bradford) chipped in with four kills.


Gerhard, a freshman outside hitter, produced 13 kills in the nightcap against New Jersey City University while senior Tom Cone (Rapid City, SD/Lincoln) contributed five kills in the losing effort.


The Hawks return home to the confines of the Hafner Recreation Center on Wednesday, March 9 for their last regular season match against D’Youville College.  Start time is scheduled for 7:00 PM.            

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.