Hawks Defeat SUNYIT and Fall to Baruch to Open Season

Release Date:
January 23, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College men's volleyball team went 1-1 in a tri-match at SUNYIT on Saturday afternoon (January 24, 2009). The Hawks record stands at 1-1 overall and 1-0 in the NECVA West.

The Hawks defeated SUNYIT in five games. The Hawks dropped the first two games 30-24 and 30-26. Hilbert won the last three games of the match 32-30, 32-30 and 15-7.

Against Baruch the Hawks fell 3-0 by scores of 18-30, 16-30 and 19-30.

The Hawks return to action at home January 30, at 6 pm against Lancaster Bible College.

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.