Nazareth Defeats Men’s Basketball Team

Release Date:
December 3, 2003
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The Hilbert College men’s basketball team was beaten by Nazareth College 85-63 Tuesday night in NCAA Division III play. The Hawks are now 1-3 on the season.

Sean Kenney (Tonawanda/Tonawanda, NY) scored 13 points to lead Hilbert in the losing effort, while Sam Gioia (West Seneca West/West Seneca, NY) and Mike Zmuda (Gowanda Central/Gowanda, NY) each added 12 points. Nazareth placed three players in double figures, led by Lawrence Maroney’s 20 points, five rebounds, seven assists, and eight steals.

Hilbert will travel to Clarkson University on Saturday for a 4 p.m. game against the Golden Knights.

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.