No. 15 Hunter Downs Hilbert

Release Date:
February 2, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College men’s volleyball team fell to No. 15 Hunter College in three games (19-30, 13-30, 29-31) on Sunday morning (February 1, 2009). With the loss, the Hawks fall to 3-3 overall.

Senior Robert Gerhard (Angola, NY/Lake Shore) recorded a team-high 11 kills for the Hawks. Defensively, Gerhard also registered six digs. Freshman Vincent Amico (Buffalo, NY/Timon) paced the Hawks with 24 assists. Sophomore Matthew Nash (Troy, NY/Catholic Central) led Hilbert with two service aces.

Hilbert returns to the hardwood Wednesday February 4, at 7:00 pm, to host NECVA West rival Nazareth 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.