LEC quick start sinks Lady Hawks

Release Date:
November 28, 2007
The Office of Sports Information
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HAMBURG, NY – Lake Erie College raced out to a 17-1 lead before settling for a 79-36 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) win over Hilbert College Wednesday night. The visiting Storm scored 31 points off of 29 turnovers as their stifling defense held the Hawks to just 24.5% shooting.

In the first half, the Hawks went just three of 26 from the field and trailed the Storm 41-9 at the break. Lake Erie (2-3, 1-0) led the duration of the game as 12 different players got in the scoring column.

Kaitlyn Prince led the winners with 23 points with 15 coming from beyond the arc. Alyssa Wagers and Jalisa Mitchell each scored 10 points as the Storm racked up 19 steals on the night.

Amanda McHale (Bradford, PA/Archbishop Walsh) finished with 13 points and 14 rebounds as the lone Hilbert player to reach double figures. The Hawks grabbed 40 rebounds, but went just one of nine from three-point territory.

Hilbert (0-5, 0-1) will prepare to face Penn State Altoona on Saturday at the Hafner Recreation Center. Tip-off is scheduled for 2:00 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.