Women’s Volleyball at Penn State Behrend

3 game match
Release Date:
October 21, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

HAMBURG, NY - The women’s volleyball traveled to Penn State Behrend on Wednesday, October, 21 for an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) match up.  Behrend came out on top defeating the Hawks in three sets (25-8, 25-14, 25-6). The loss drops Hilbert’s record to 1-5 in conference play.

The Hawks managed to tally fourteen kills throughout the three games played.  Junior Erica Page (Angola, NY/ Lake Shore) {in photo to right}, sophomore Dale Jonathan (Basom, NY/ Akron), junior Carole Jones (Bliss, NY/ Letchworth) and freshman Rachel Kwiatkowski (West Seneca, NY/ Orchard Park)  {in photo to right} each recorded three kills respectively. Jonathan also recorded eight assists on the day.
On the defensive end the Hawks registered sixteen digs and two blocks as a team. Brandi Mack (Gasport, NY/ Roy Hart) led all digs for the Hawks with six for the day.
Hilbert returns to the court on Saturday, October, 24 as they travel to Steubenville, Ohio where they will face another conference opponent of Franciscan University at 1 p.m. Hilbert ranks ahead of Franciscan in the AMCC standings heading into this weekend's match.

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.