Baker Named AMCC Softball Player of the Week

Release Date:
March 22, 2010
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

Pittsburgh, PA--On top of having one of the best starts in program history (6-2), the Hilbert College softball team’s Halsey Baker (Scio, NY/Scio) has been named Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Softball Player of the Week.

Baker had an outstanding week on offense going 17-23 from the plate earning a .739 batting average. She led the team with four doubles and homered two times in back to back games. Baker also scored seven runs for the Hawks while racking up another nine RBI’s.

This honor marks Baker’s first AMCC Player of the Week award for her career.

Hilbert is on a two game winning streak sitting in second place in their conference.


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.