HC Volleyball Team Tops SUNYIT

Release Date:
September 13, 2004
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

September 13, 2004


HAMBURG, N.Y. – The Hilbert College women’s volleyball team beat visiting SUNYIT Saturday afternoon 3-1 (30-19, 30-15, 28-30, and 30-20) giving first year Hawks coach Shannon Steinwandel her first collegiate coaching win.  The Hawks stand at 1-1 on the young season.


Jamie O’Connor (Hamburg, NY/Hamburg) and Nicholette Newton (Forestville, NY/Forestville) combined for 14 kills to lead the Hawks offense.  Lynn Workman (Newfane, NY/Newfane) recorded six aces and nine digs while teammate Amy Anderson (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) contributed five kills, five aces, 11 digs, and a pair of blocks.


The Hawks play their third straight home match at 7 p.m. Sept. 14 against D’Youville 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.