Hawks Fall at D'Youville

Release Date:
September 9, 2008
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College women’s volleyball was swept 3-0 (25-11, 25-13, 25-19) at the hands of local rival D’Youville College, Tuesday evening at the College Center Gymnasium. The Hawks fall to 3-3 overall. Hilbert is 0-3 against the Spartans this season.

Sophomore Erica Page (Angola, NY/Lakeshore) led the way defensively for the Hawks, with 14 digs. Page also led the hawks with 5 kills. Sophomore Brandi Mack (Gasport, NY/Roy Hart) and senior Melissa Kick (Blasdell, NY/Mt. Mercy) each chipped in with seven digs each.

The Hawks return to action Saturday, Sept. 13 at 11 a.m. when they open AMCC play with a tri-match against Franciscan and Medaille.

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.