Hilbert Lady Hawks Stopped by Penn State Behrend

Release Date:
February 19, 2004
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

HAMBURG, N.Y. – Tenesha Aden scored a game high 20 points to lead visiting Penn State Behrend (19-5, 10-1) to a 68-49 win over Hilbert College in women’s college basketball last night. 

Behrend held a 34-23 lead at the break before Hilbert rallied to trim the second-half lead to five with just over 11 minutes to play. Behrend soon pulled away and finished the game with a 44-33 rebounding margin to win the battle on the boards.

Hilbert freshman LeShanna Gaston (Emerson/Buffalo, NY) led the Lady Hawks with 11 points while teammate Natalie Samuelson (Jamestown/Jamestown, NY) chipped in with 10 points in a losing effort.

The Lady Hawks (9-14, 3-4) are off until Feb. 24 when they travel to D’Youville College for a 6 p.m. game against the Spartans.

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.