Lady Hawks Top Caz on the Road

Release Date:
February 9, 2004
The Office of Sports Information
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CAZENOVIA, N.Y. – Amanda Smolarek (Villa Maria/Lancaster, NY) scored 14 points and pulled down 14 rebounds to lead the Hilbert College women’s basketball team to a 68-50 win over Cazenovia College Saturday afternoon.

The Hawks held a 31-14 advantage at the half while holding the host Wildcats to only seven field goals and preventing them from getting to the foul line.

“I’m impressed with our defensive effort today,” said second-year head coach Andrea Agnello. “We did a nice job on the boards and got some quality minutes from our bench.”

Autumn Lee-Jeffries (Holy Angels/Buffalo, NY) and Kristen Curry (Wilson/Ransomville, NY) combined for 18 points, 10 rebounds and six steals to pace the Hawks (9-11, 3-3).

Cazenovia’s Monic’ka Phillips led the Wildcats (3-14) with 18 points and seven rebounds.

The Lady Hawks return to the Hafner Recreation Center tonight to face Pitt Bradford University at 6 p.m.

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.