HC Baseball Team Loses DH Opener

Release Date:
March 23, 2005
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

March 23, 2005


BRISTOL, TN – The Hilbert College baseball team dropped their season opening doubleheader at King College on Wednesday afternoon, falling to the Tornado 12-4 and 13-1.


Senior pitcher Frank Morasco (Memphis, NY/Jordan-Elbridge) suffered the loss on the mound for the visiting Hawks in game one.  Junior Adam Koniniec (Depew, NY/Depew) went one for three from the plate with two RBIs while Senior Sam Gioia (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) was also one for three with an RBI.


In the second game, sophomore Josh Cahall (Ripley, OH/Ripley) scored the Hawks lone run while going one for three from the plate and picking up a stolen base.  Junior Joe Ferrara (Hamburg, NY/Frontier) was one for two with a walk to round out the Hilbert offense.  Freshman pitcher Dallas Reinard (Smethport, PA/Smethport) made his first collegiate appearance on the mound and took the loss.


The Hawks (0-2) continue their southern swing with a doubleheader at Virginia Intermont College on Thursday, March 24th.    

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.