HC’s Fie Earns All-AMCC Softball Honors

Release Date:
May 13, 2005
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

GIBSONIA, PA – Hilbert College softball player Amber Fie (Olean, NY/Olean) has been named to the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference 2005 All-Conference Second Team. Fie led the Hawks to the 2005 AMCC Conference Tournament with an 11-14 record overall, and a 9-9 finish in AMCC play.

The sophomore catcher led the Hawks in 10 different offensive categories while finishing tied for first in three other statistical areas. Her .425 batting average ranks her seventh in the AMCC while finishing tied for first in runners picked off with two.

Prior to Hilbert’s arrival in the AMCC this past year, Fie was a two-time North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) selection, and the NEAC Player of the Year in 2003.

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.