LaCorte Leads Hawks

Release Date:
March 15, 2011
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

Cocoa Beach, FL – Manhattanville scored 6 runs by the end of the third inning to ride their way to a 7-2 victory over Hilbert College in the morning game played at Cocoa Beach March 15th

Ryan LaCorte (Cheektowaga, NY/JFK) singled once, walked twice and scored one of the two runs while playing a solid game at short stop. Jim Pernick (Tonawanda, NY/St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute) doubled and walked, and Matt Militello (Depew, NY/Lancaster) had two hits in the loss. Chris Hoak (Hamburg, NY/St. Francis) took the loss having thrown the first three innings, giving up six earned runs. Frank Casey (Buffalo, NY/Leonardo daVinici) came in and threw four scoreless innings in relief.

The Hawks (0-4) travel to Ft. Pierce, 80 miles south for a 2pm game against Westminster College, 3-0 during spring break.

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.