Hawks Drop Two at Fredonia

Release Date:
April 8, 2004
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

April 8, 2004


Fredonia, N.Y. -  The Hilbert College baseball team played Fredonia yesterday and fell to the Blue Devils 2-1, and 12-6 in an NCAA Division III doubleheader.


Freshman Dustin Riker (Frontier/Frontier, NY) threw another great game, allowing only one run at the bottom of the sixth. Sam Gioia (West Seneca West/West Seneca, NY), hit a solo home run in the seventh inning to tie the score at 1-1. Cory Lindsley (Pioneer/Yorkshire, NY) suffered the loss on the mound.


In game two, Tim Downey (Niagara Wheatfield/Sanborn, NY) pitched four innings before being relieved by Quinn and Gioia. Gioia hit a three run homerun and Tim Parsell (Silver Creek, NY/Silver Creek) hit a double in the loosing effort.


Hilbert (0-6) heads to Brockport Tuesday for a single game at Brockport State. The game is scheduled for 3:30 p.m.






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.