Baker Leads Hawks In Defeat
- Release Date:
- April 28, 2011
- The Office of Sports Information
- (716) 649-7900 ext. 333
HAMBURG, NY – The final game of the inaugural men’s lacrosse season came to a crushing finish in a 27-16 loss to Medaille College April 27. The Hawks could not recover from a 11-0 deficit after the first 15 minutes of play. Josh Baker (Hamburg, NY/Frontier) led the Hawks with 6 goals and Sean Purtill (Orchard Park, NY/Orchard Park) finished with team high six assists. John Jewett (Gowanda, NY/Gowanda) was on both ends, scoring two goals and assisting on three more. Hilbert finishes the season at 6-6 while Medaille improves to 5-9.
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.