Pitt-Greensburg Defeats Hilbert

Release Date:
January 15, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College women’s basketball team was defeated by the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg on Wednesday evening (January 14, 2009) by a score of 82-26. With the setback, the Hawks fall to 0-13 on the campaign and 0-6 in AMCC play.

The Bobcats opened the contest with a 10-0 run over the game’s first 4:04. Freshman Julie Bossard (Arkport, NY/Canisteo-Greenwood) got the Hawks on the board with an offensive rebound and put back. Bossard would also score the next Hawk basket on a jump shot off an assist from freshman Kaitlyn Wetzel (Ripon, WI/Ripon). The Hawks would go to the locker room trailing 34-9.

In the second half the Bobcats continued to handle the Hawks. Greensburg used a 42-8 run to seal the victory.

Bossard led the Hawks with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Hilbert returns to action January 14 at 1:00 pm, when the Hawks host Frostburg State.

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.