HC’s McHale Named AMCC POTW

Release Date:
January 29, 2007
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

GIBSONIA, PA – Hilbert College women’s basketball player Amanda McHale (Bradford, PA/Archbishop Walsh) has been named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Player of the Week for the week ending January 28th.

Despite an 0-2 week, McHale was outstanding for the Hawks averaging 17.0 ppg and 14.5 rpg while recording consecutive double-doubles and swatting nine shots.

The 5’11 junior forward currently averages 2.82 blocks per game and is the Hawks leading scorer (12.4 ppg) and rebounder (10.2).

The Hilbert College women’s basketball team (1-17, 1-11) is in action again on Wednesday at Penn State Behrend. Tip-off against the Behrend Lions is scheduled for 6:00 pm.

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.