Tigers Down Hawks

Release Date:
April 2, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333


The Hilbert College Baseball team fell to RIT by a score of 15-5 on April 2, 2009. The loss drops the Hawk’s record to 3-13 on the season.
RIT jumped out to a 7-0 lead through three innings. The Hawks made a charge in the top of the fourth inning as the Tigers walked Colby Miller (Rochester, NY/Irondequoit) as junior Keith Somerville (West Falls. NY/Holland) was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded, plating a run. Freshman Patrick Lagueras (Rochester, NY/C.G. Finney) the singled, which scored Colby Miller and Matt Begeal (Northville, NY/Wells).
The Hawks would manage to score just 1 more run, in the top of the seventh as freshman Paul Coleman (Buffalo, NY/Cardinal O’Hara) singled and Frank Simmeth (Cheektowaga, NY/St. Mary’s) scored.
Sophomore Ryan LaCorte (Cheektowaga, NY/JFK) took the loss for Hilbert on the mound.
The Hawks return to action April 5 at AMCC foe La Roche College.   

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.