Hilbert Ends Women’s Volleyball Drought Over D’Youville

Release Date:
October 28, 2010
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

Buffalo, NY – the Hilbert College women’s volleyball team snapped their three-match losing streak and picked up their first win over D’Youville College almost eight years to the day with a3-1 (15-25, 25-16, 25-22 25-20) victory.

The last Hilbert win in women’s volleyball over D’Youville came October 26, 2002, a span of 16 straight matches.
Senior Carole Jones (Bliss, NY/Letchworth) recorded a match-high double-double of 13 kills and 17 digs, freshman Chelsea Reischuck (South Wales, NY/East Aurora) added 12 kills and 13 digs, and freshman  Shannon Memminger (Amherst, NY/Sweet Home) dished a match-high 35 assists for Hilbert (6-17, 2-6 AMCC). 
The women’s volleyball team will honor the team’s two seniors {in photo to right} – Amanda Dudek (Tonawanda, NY/Tonawanda) and Jones - at their final game of the season on October 30in their home match against Penn State Altoona, 1 pm start.

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.