Softball Drops Two To Bradford

Release Date:
April 17, 2013
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

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BRADFORD, PA – Hilbert College dropped two road AMCC softball game to Pitt-Bradford April 17. Natalie Whitman finished the day with 3 hits for Hilbert who lost 15-0 and 7-0 to the 9-3 (14-10 overall) Panthers. Hilbert moves to 3-9 in league and 5-17 overall.

Bradford started the day with 12 runs in the bottom of the opening inning. A combination of 6 hits and 5 Hilbert errors allowed the Panthers to own the game at that point. The Hawks had a chance in the top of the fourth to score when Olivia Battle singled to right field. Runners moved around the bags, but Eliza Stringham was tagged out at home from the long throw from the outfield.

Jaelyn Gotham took the loss in the circle through 4 innings and Whitman and Battle earned the Hawks only hits.

The second game was scoreless until the bottom of the fourth inning. Bradford then broke the seal and put runs on the board each of their next three at bats while holding the Hawks in check.  Kayla Lansberry, Amber Grosch, Crystal Hailey each earned hits, while Whitman finished with two. 

Devan Jonathan went 5.1 innings before Whitman closed the bottom of the 5th for Hilbert. 

The Hawks have only one more home game left on their 2013 schedule and they will celebrate their Senior Day April 20th prior to the AMCC game against Mount Aloysius College at 1pm.

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.