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Softball Practice Begins January 25

Testa to lead softball program
Release Date:
December 17, 2009
Contact:
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333
HAMBURG, NY - Jeannette Testa has been  promoted to interim head coach of the Hawks softball team beginning immediately. Testa assumes leadership of all facets of the softball program and continues to prepare and organize her squad for the first day of practice in January 2010.
 
“I am really looking forward to the season,” said Testa. “I think we have three great returning seniors, dedicated returning athletes who want to play and really talented freshmen pitchers. The combination of the upperclassmen along with the new kids will be a dynamic group to work with.”
 
To read Testa's full bio, click here.
All players interested in playing softball for Hilbert must be certified eligible to compete prior to their first day of practice.  Coach Testa has released her practice schedule for the 2010 spring softball season indicating that Monday, January 25, 2010 practice begins at 6:00 am in the Hafner Recreation Center.  Please note that this early morning practice time may change once a head coach is named.  All certification forms can be found by following this link.  The forms need to be printed, completed and returned to Kara Rehbaum, assistant athletics director prior to January 25. 
 


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.