Hilbert Lady Hawks Come Up Short at Nazareth

Release Date:
February 5, 2004
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PITTSFORD, N.Y. – Nazareth College received a game high 20 points from Kadi Burgess en route to a 66-61 over the visiting Hilbert College Hawks last night in NCAA Division III women’s basketball.

The Golden Flyers were outscored 39-38 in the second half, but cashed in 28 of 34 free throw attempts on the night to earn the win and improve to 7-10 on the year.

The visiting Hawks, who trailed 28-22 at the half, were led by freshman Amy Anderson’s (West Seneca West/West Seneca, NY) 15 points and five rebounds. Amanda Smolarek (Villa Maria/Lancaster, NY) chipped in with 14 points, nine rebounds, and five steals in a losing effort.

Hilbert (8-11, 2-3) returns to North Eastern Athletic Conference play at 1 p.m. Saturday against Cazenovia 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.