Hilbert Volleyball Team Drops Three Over the Weekend

Release Date:
October 20, 2003
The Office of Sports Information
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HAMBURG, N.Y. – The Hilbert College women’s volleyball team fell to 1-15 on the season after losing three home matches this past weekend. Visiting SUNYIT, Cazenovia College, and La Roche College returned home with victories at the Hafner Recreation Center in matches played on Friday and Saturday.

The Lady Hawks pushed the SUNYIT Wildcats to five games Friday evening before succumbing 30-28, 26-30, 30-27, 23-30, and 5-15.

Lynn Workman (Newfane/Newfane, NY) carried the Hawks with seven kills and 15 digs while teammate Lisa Piccone (Westfield/Westfield, NY) chipped in with six kills, six aces, and eight digs. Amanda Ellis (Pioneer/Arcade, NY) picked up 15 assists on the night.

On Saturday morning the Lady Hawks fell to North Eastern Athletic Conference foe Cazenovia College 21-30, 22-30, 30-26, and 21-30.

Workman again led Hilbert’s effort with nine kills, 13 digs and four aces. Ellis contributed 16 assists and nine digs in a losing effort.

The La Roche College Redhawks earned a 30-11, 30-16, and 30-17 victory over Hilbert on Saturday afternoon. Piccone led the Lady Hawks with four kills while Ellis contributed eight assists and 11 digs. Devon Santarini (Cleveland Hill/Cheektowaga, NY) had a team high 12 digs for Hilbert who will travel to Penn State Behrend for a 7 p.m. Oct. 21 match with the Behrend Lions.

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.