Golden Flyers Handle Lady Hawks 68-49

Release Date:
November 26, 2006
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PITTSFORD, NY – Nazareth College improved to 2-0 on the year with a 68-49 win over the Hilbert College women’s basketball team Sunday afternoon at Kidera Gymnasium. The host Golden Flyers never trailed and placed 10 players in the scoring column led by Stephanie Bowens’ 15 points and six rebounds.

Tied at 16-16 with just over nine minutes to play in the first half, the Golden Flyers went on a 17-8 run to take a 33-24 half-time lead. The home team connected on 15 of 34 field goal attempts in the second stanza while forcing 30 turnovers on the afternoon before settling for the 19-point victory.

Hilbert’s Amanda McHale (Bradford, PA/Archbishop Walsh) led all scorers with 18 points and tied teammate Lucy Zver (Troupsburg, NY/Jasper-Troupsburg) for a game-high 14 boards. Kaitlyn Miller (Depew, NY/Depew) chipped in with 14 points for the Hawks who won the battle on the boards 46-23.

Hilbert (0-4) returns to action on Wednesday, November 29th at Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) foe Lake Erie College.

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.