Hawks Volleyball Out Hit at Tri-match

two non-conference losses in Rochester
Release Date:
October 11, 2010
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

Pittsford, NY – The Hilbert College women’s volleyball team participate in their third tri-match of the 2010 season when they traveled to St. John Fisher College on Saturday, October 9. The Hawks played two non-conference games against the host SJFC as well as Pitt-Bradford. 

Hilbert finished 0-2 on the day in their losses to both teams. Fisher (14-10) took the match in set scores of 25-11, 25-12, 25-17 before Hilbert dropped 3 sets to Bradford (5-25, 16-25, 15-25).
Against the 15 deep roster of Fisher, the Hawks were outhit (37 kills to 19) which resulted in only 14 assists compared to 32 for Fisher. The Panthers from Bradford (16-3, 6-0)were just as deadly from the front row having secured 32 kills to Hilbert’s 18. For the day, Hilbert hit only (.053) from the floor compared to their two opponents who averaged (.327).
Hilbert’s most prolific hitter during the two games was sophomore Rachel Kwiatkowski (West Seneca, NY/Orchard Park) when she connected on a total of 9 kills with .303 hitting percentage. Freshman Chelsea Reischuck (East Aurora, NY/East Aurora) finished with 12 kills and 8 digs. Senior Amanda Dudek (Tonawanda, NY/Tonawanda) {in photo to right}  ‘uped’ 9 digs on the day and freshman Shannon Memminger (Amherst, NY/Sweet Home) passed for 23 assists on the day.
The Hawks (4-14, 1-4) have a few days off before they host non-conference Cazenovia College on October 13 at 7 pm.

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.