La Roche Drops Hawks 75-28

Zinni scores 10, Newton records 11 boards
Release Date:
January 24, 2010
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

PITTSBURGH, PA:  The women’s basketball team has been in search of a victory all season.  On Saturday, January 23, their efforts fell short once again as they were defeated by the La Roche Redhawks 75-28. Sophomore guard Mary Zinni (Batavia, NY/ Batavia) recorded 10 points in the Hawks seventeenth loss of the season.  

After first half play, Hilbert trailed La Roche 35-14. Freshman forward Katie Newton (Elba, NY/ Elba) led the Hawks with 6 boards and 5 points.
La Roche continued to pull away in the second half scoring 40 points to Hilbert’s 14. The Redhawks were led by Cheronda Ransaw who put up 18 points in the dominating victory. This marks the 7th victory for La Roche in the AMCC conference where they are currently ranked in 5th place. Their overall record improves to 9-8 on the season (AMCC 7-5).
Hilbert’s record is now 0-17 on the season and 0-12 in AMCC play.
The Hawks face Medaille College at home on Wednesday, January 27 at 6 p.m.

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.