Lee-Jeffries, McHale Nationally Ranked

Release Date:
January 16, 2005
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

January 16, 2005


HAMBURG, NYHilbert College women’s basketball players’ Autumn Lee-Jeffries (Buffalo, NY/Holy Angels) and Amanda McHale (Bradford, PA/Archbishop Walsh) have been recognized nationally by the NCAA Division III statistics committee.  Weekly rankings are through games ending on January 9, 2005. 


Lee-Jeffries is currently third in the country in blocked shots per game at 3.9 per contest.  The 6’1 junior has 35 on the year for the 3-8 Hawks.


McHale is ranked 12th in rebounds per game grabbing 12.4 per outing.  The 5’11 freshman has 112 boards on the season.


The Hawks return to action Tuesday night at home for a 6:00 PM contest against Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) foe, the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.

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.