Hawks Claim Victory in Extra Innings
Split the day with Franciscan
- Release Date:
- March 18, 2010
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COCOA BEACH, FL – Hilbert College baseball team members and coaches were excited for the come from behind 6-5 victory over conference opponent Franciscan University of Steubenville in the first game of the double header on March 18. For the second time this season, Nick Sherman (Lancaster, NY/Lancaster) pitched a complete game for the win (9 strike outs, 3 walks). It took 8 innings to outscore the Barons in game one. Results of game two of the double header swayed back to Franciscan who claimed the 6-2 victory, evening the score for the day’s games.
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. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs, one a master’s in criminal justice administration and the other a master’s in public administration, and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.