Hilbert Women Split Two on Weekend
- Release Date:
- January 25, 2005
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January 24, 2005
On Friday night, the Hawks played AMCC opponent
The Hawks went into halftime with a 39-31 advantage, and the second half was much of the same. A Lee-Jeffries lay-in extended the Hawk lead to 23 points with 10:40, essentially putting the game out of reach.
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The Hawks then traveled to
Leading by nine at the break, Hilbert saw Penn State-Altoona come out firing from the outside, and a Barr three-pointer gave the Lions their first lead of the second half, 66-64, with 3:08 remaining in the game.
The game remained close in the final minutes, and after a Lee-Jeffries lay-up tied the game at 70 with 1:28 left, the Lions took over by hitting 6-of-7 free throws down the stretch to secure the victory.
Hilbert’s Kristen Curry continued her strong play, adding 15 points. Amanda McHale (Bradford, PA/Archbishop Walsh) recorded a game-high 16 rebounds in the losing effort. Barr finished the game with 22 points, and Erin Shields had a team-best 23 points for the victors.
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. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs, one a master’s in criminal justice administration and the other a master’s in public administration, and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.