Women's Volleyball Opens With Win
- Release Date:
- September 1, 2012
- The Office of Sports Information
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BUFFALO, NY - Freshman middle Allegra Johnson was credited with 10 kills and six digs while junior Shannon Memminger passed for 22 set-assists en route to Hilbert’s 3-0 victory over Morrisville in the NEAC vs. AMCC Challenge September 1. Keuka grabbed a 3-1 victory over the Hawks in the night-cap knocking Hilbert down a notch to 1-1 as they start their 2012 season.
The Hawks (AMCC) took each set quickly (25-13, 25-16, 25-13) against Morrisville (NEAC) giving Hilbert their first win of the season. Sophomore Jordan Botsford finished with one block and six digs in addition to Memminger’s six service aces.
Keuka split the first two sets with Hilbert (25-19, 20-25) before they finished the match off (25-18, 25-20) to take a 3-1 win. Botsford led with 14 digs while Johnson finished with 7 kills and Memminger assisted 18 times. Coach Logue indicated that the Storm played great defense which prevented Hilbert from winning the match. on a positive note, the Hawks have scored more points in their first two matches this season than they have in previous years.
Hilbert hosts Geneseo in their home opener Wednesday, September 5 at 7pm.
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.