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Hilbert Drops 73-97 Decision to Frostburg State

McFarland scores 19 in loss
Release Date:
January 16, 2010
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HAMBURG, NY: In today’s AMCC showdown between the Hilbert Hawks and the Frostburg State Bobcats, the Bobcats came out on top outscoring the Hawks 97-73. Freshman guard Dan McFarland (Lancaster, NY/St. Mary’s) led Hilbert for the second straight game scoring 19 points. Hilbert record falls to (1-13) overall and (0-9) in the AMCC. Frostburg improves to (9-5) overall and (6-4) in the AMCC standings.

First half action saw both teams at a fast paced start. Freshman guard Chris Parrott (Warsaw, NY/ Warsaw) led Hilbert in points with 9 while Frostburg was led by Jamal Bracken tallying 10 points. The back and forth action was in the Bobcat’s favor for the first twenty minutes creating a 17 point lead heading into halftime.
 
In second half play, the Bobcats continued their momentum increasing their margin to 21 points with 18:08 left to play. Hilbert was able to cut the lead to16, but the Bobcats 50% shooting from the floor would give them another victory for the season.
 
Parrott and Roman Brown (Buffalo, NY/ South Park) each added 12 points in today's loss.
 
During today’s halftime the Hamburg Little Cagers 9&10 boys age group played a 10 minute basketball game. The boys demonstrated their love for the game and their basketball skills as they created an entertaining, positive environment for fans and participants.
 
The Hawks will play their final game of their three game home stand on Monday, January 18, at 3 p.m. as they face AMCC opponent University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg.


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.