Volleyball Splits Opening Weekend Games
- Release Date:
- September 4, 2011
- The Office of Sports Information
- (716) 649-7900 ext. 333
BUFFALO, NY – The Hilbert College women’s volleyball team split their opening weekend matches in the AMCC vs. NEAC Challenge games September 3. Hilbert beat Morrisville State 3-0 after losing 3-1 to Keuka College two hours earlier.
The Hawks won 25-9, 25-23, 25-23 against the Mustangs with Jordan Botsford leading the offense (8 kills and 4 service aces). Keuka was too much in the first match winning 19-25, 25-16, 25-16, 25-20. Again Botsford led with 11 kills. Shannon Memminger (in photo to right) ran the offense earning 56 assists and 10 service aces for the afternoon.
On the other side of the Challenge, D’Youville beat Morrisville 3-0 (25-13, 25-14, 25-6) and lost 3 straight to Keuka (25-13, 27-25, 25-23).
Hilbert (1-1) travels to Keuka College September 10 for their next 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.