Hilbert Rally at Keuka Comes Up Short

Release Date:
February 16, 2004
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

KEUKA PARK, N.Y. – The Hilbert College men’s basketball team nearly overcame a 20-point halftime deficit before losing to Keuka College 81-72 on Saturday in North Eastern Athletic Conference action.

The Storm made all 10 of their free throw attempts in the second half to hold off the Hawks, who cut the lead down to three with 3 minutes to play.

Dominic Miller (W. Seneca West/Niagara Falls, NY) led five Hilbert players in double figures with 17 points and six rebounds. Mike Zmuda (Gowanda Central/Gowanda, NY) chipped in with 13 points and eight rebounds, Sam Gioia (W. Seneca West/West Seneca, NY) added 12 points, Keon Rembert (Archbishop Walsh/Brooklyn, NY) contributed 12 points, and Brian Wojcik (St. Mary’s/Buffalo, NY) scored 10 points.

Keuka led 47-27 at the half, while shooting 47 percent from the field, including six three-pointers during the first 20 minutes.

Todd Lincoln led Keuka with 18 points and five steals, while Hanif Davis added 15 points and six rebounds and Corey Edwards chipped in with 13 points, five assists, and three steals.

Hilbert (5-17, 2-4 NEAC) will host #19 Penn State Behrend at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the final home game of the season.

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.