Bobcats Stop Hawks

Release Date:
February 14, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College women’s basketball team fell to Frostburg State University 60-35 in an AMCC matchup, Saturday afternoon (February 14, 2009). With the loss, the Hawks drop to 0-23 overall and 0-16 in AMCC play.

Sophomore Elizabeth Kennedy (Lisbon, NY/Lisbon) put up the Hawks’ first two points from the free throw line. At the 15:11 mark of the first half, Hilbert trailed by just five points 12-7, but Frostburg went on a 17-6 run over 10:25 to swell the lead to 29-13. Frostburg outscored Hilbert 12-8 over the remainder of the half, to lead 41-21 at the break.

The Hawks made 9-24 field goals in the half, and committed 15 turnovers. The Hawks were able to force just 6 Bobcat miscues.

Frostburg opened the second half on a 16-5 run over the first 10:20 of the period. That run pushed the lead to 57-26, the largest margin of the ballgame. The Hawks outscored the Bobcats 9-3 over the rest of the game but it was not enough to keep Frostburg from the win.

Mary Zinni (Batavia, NY/Batavia) led the Hawks in scoring for the eleventh times this season with 12 points. Zinni also grabbed six rebounds for Hilbert. Zinni’s classmate Julie Bossard (Arkport, NY/Canisteo-Greenwood) added 10 points for the Hawks.

Hilbert is in action again February 20, at University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.

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.