Hawks defeated by Behrend Lions in Three Straight

Release Date:
October 6, 2004
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

October 5th, 2004


HAMBURG, N.Y. --  The Hilbert College women’s volleyball team lost its third consecutive Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) match 3-0 (11-30, 9-30, 18-30), to Penn State Behrend Oct. 5. The Hawks are now 1-8 on the season and 0-3 in AMCC contests. The Behrend Lions moved to 9-9 with the victory and 2-1 in conference play.


Laura Stranc (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) turned in the top performance for Hilbert, recording seven assists to go along with five blocks. Amy Anderson (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) also had five blocks in the losing effort.


The Hawks continue AMCC conference play with a home match Oct. 9 against the University of Pitt-Greensburg. The match is scheduled for a 1 p.m. start.

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.