Women’s Volleyball Falls to MTA, PSA

Release Date:
October 21, 2006
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

ALTOONA, PA – The Hilbert College women’s volleyball team suffered back-to-back losses on Saturday dropping two Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) matches on the road. Mount Aloysius College earned a 3-1 win (30-16, 30-26, 28-30, 30-13) over the Hawks before the Lions of Penn State Altoona took three straight games in a 3-0 win (30-11, 30-11, 30-13).

At Mount Aloysius, Morgan Oag-Walker (Jamestown, NY/Cassadaga Valley) registered seven kills and 17 digs against the Mounties (11-19, 4-3). Teammate Laura Stranc (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) was good for 17 assists and three aces in the four-game match.

Stranc was again solid with eight assists and 15 digs against Penn State Altoona. Destyn Brown (Ithaca, NY/Ithaca) contributed five kills in the defeat to the conference’s number two team.

The Hawks (4-17, 0-7) will finish the 2006 season on the road with a match on Wednesday, October 25th at Medaille College before finishing the season on Saturday, October 28th at La Roche 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.