Three Men's Volleyball Players Nationally Ranked

Release Date:
February 27, 2013
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Season Stats      February 26 NCAA Rankings

HAMBURG, NY – Even with a 4-11 overall record, Hilbert continues to have individual success on the national statistical level after the second week of NCAA Division III men’s volleyball statistics were released February 26.  

The Hawks average 10.79 digs per set which positions Hilbert at #7 of the top 30 schools ranked.  

Junior Adam Weaver holds down the top spot for the second week in a row in Kills Per Set, averaging 4.38 kills. The outside hitter is also ranked #7 in services aces per set (0.53) having earned 25 aces  todate; #20 in hitting percentage (0.327) and #48 in digs per set (2.06).   

Sophomore Ryan Ratajczak dropped from the number one spot a week ago and falls to #5 with 3.06 digs per set. And sophomore David Mellerski sits at #26 with 7.89 assists per set.

The Hawks host Elmira College (98- / 3-3 UVC) tonight at 7pm in the Hafner Recreation Center.

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.