Bobcats Tame Hawks

Release Date:
January 16, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College women’s basketball team fell to Frostburg State University by a score of 63-37 on Saturday afternoon (January 17, 2009). With the loss, the Hawks fall to 0-14 overall and 0-7 in AMCC play.

Hilbert scored the first basket of the game as sophomore Amanda Dudek (Tonawanda, NY/Tonawanda) gathered an offensive rebound and nailed the put-back.

Frostburg State was able to seize control of the first half with a 31-8 run over a fifteen minute span, to take a 40-11 lead into the half. Hilbert was plagued by 20 first half turnovers.

In the second half the Hawks were unable to slow down the Bobcats. Frostburg would push the lead to 51-15, their largest lead of the game, before Hilbert would trim the deficit to 63-37 to end the contest.

Dudek tallied a career high 10 points and also grabbed five rebounds. Freshmen Julie Bossard (Arkport, NY/Canisteo-Greenwood) and Kaitlyn Wetzel (Ripon, WI/Ripon) scored eight points apiece.

Hilbert returns to action Monday January 19, at 1 p.m., when the Hawks travel to rival Medaille 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.