Hawks Dominate in Season Opener

Release Date:
September 2, 2010
The Office of Sports Information
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Hamburg, N.Y. – The Hawks dominated the Express in their season opener at Wells College  on Wednesday, September 1st in their 2-0 victory.  Senior Emily Schilling (Holland, N.Y./Holland) opened the scoring in the first half at 38:21 with the assist from freshmen forward, Sarah Schmidt (Rochester, N.Y./Irondequoit). Junior All-Conference midfielder, Alyssa Hulbert (Tonawanda, N.Y./Kenmore East) added the unassisted game clincher only three minutes in to the second half. The Hawks controlled play by out shooting the Express (21-6) and held an advantage in corner kicks (11-2). Junior goalkeeper Mary Zinni (Batavia, N.Y./Batavia) finished with four saves for her first shutout.

Hilbert travels to Alfred University and faces Potsdam on September 4th in the first round of the Alfred Classic this weekend. The Hawks home  opener is against Clarkson University on Saturday, September 11th at 1pm.  The following day, they host Chatham on Sunday, September 12th at 1 pm.









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.