Lions Down Hawks

Release Date:
October 25, 2008
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College women’s volleyball team fell 3-0 (13-25, 19-25, 24-26) to Penn State Altoona on Saturday afternoon. With the defeat, the Hawks fall to 6-14 overall and 1-6 in conference play.

Freshman Elizabeth Delbert (Cheektowaga, NY/West Seneca East) continues to shine in the libero role. Delbert notched a team-high 25 digs against the Lions, to go along with 1 service ace.

Junior Destyn Brown (Ithaca, NY/Ithaca) and freshman Dale Jonathan (Basom, NY/Akron Central) chipped in with 14 and 12 digs respectively.

Senior Melissa Kick (Blasdell, NY/Mt. Mercy) led the Hawks offensively with 9 assists.

The Hawks return to the hard-court Wed, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. with Hilbert travels to rival Medaille 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.