Amanda McHale named AMCC POTW

Release Date:
November 26, 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 (AMCC) Player of the Week for the week ending November 25th.

McHale was a force for the Hawks despite a pair of losses, averaging 13.5 points, 10.0 rebounds, 5.0 blocks, and 2.0 assists. The 5’11 senior forward put up 13 points, 11 rebounds and 4 steals against Alfred University, then followed that performance with 14 points, 9 boards and 8 blocks vs. Nazareth College. McHale finished the week shooting 64.7% from the field on 11 of 17 shooting. She currently leads the AMCC in blocks (3.25 bpg) and is ranked fifth in rebounding (9.0 rpg).

The Hawks (0-4) take on conference foe Lake Erie College (1-3) at 6:00 pm on Wednesday in the AMCC opener for both teams.

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.