UPG Bobcats Down Hawks in Volleyball

Release Date:
September 23, 2006
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HAMBURG, NY – Conference foe, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg earned a 3-0 win over Hilbert College in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) play on Saturday. The Bobcats (5-4, 1-0) took game one 30-15, game two 30-18, and completed the sweep with a 30-12 win in game three.

Hilbert’s Desire Miller (Cheektowaga, NY/West Seneca East) and Destyn Brown (Ithaca, NY/Ithaca) recorded four kills apiece, and Laura Stranc (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) added nine assists to pace the Hawks.

“We faced an excellent defensive team today,” commented Hilbert head coach Tim Clauss. “Unfortunately we were not able to outlast them on long vollies.”

The Hawks (2-9-0-1) return to action on Wednesday, September 27th to face Penn State Behrend in a 7:00 pm match at the Hafner Recreation Center.

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.