Hawks Start Slow, Fall to PS Behrend, 67-49
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- February 8, 2005
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February 8, 2005
In a game in which the Behrend Lions never trailed, Penn State Behrend went on a 17-1 run midway through the first half to bump their lead to 37-15. The Hawks committed six turnovers during the run, as the home team tallied four steals and committed one turnover.
The second half was an improvement for Hilbert, as they shot 46% from the field and outscored Penn State Behrend, 30-28. Autumn Lee-Jeffries (Buffalo, NY/Holy Angels) scored 16 of her game-high 18 points in the second period, but it wasn’t nearly enough for the Hawks.
Lee-Jeffries was the only Hawk player in double figures in scoring. Nikki Curry (
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.