Volleyball Almost Grabs One
Plays tough match against cross-town foe
- Release Date:
- October 28, 2009
- The Office of Sports Information
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HAMBURG, NY - As the season comes to an end, last night’s thrilling 4-set match against cross town and Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference rival D’Youville College showcased the significant improvement made by the Hilbert Hawks. Beyond taking one game from DYC, all the games were competitive and crowd pleasing (18-25, 25-21, 14-25, 22-25). The Hawks managed their side of the net with fewer errors and stronger hitting and setting for the day. Hilbert’s record stands at 4-17 and 1-7 conference. D’Youville moves to 9-16, 3-5.
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. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs, one a master’s in criminal justice administration and the other a master’s in public administration, and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.