Hawks Win Exhibition Game

Release Date:
November 11, 2006
The Office of Sports Information
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HAMBURGH, NY – The Hilbert College men’s basketball team passed their final preseason test on Saturday with a 91-66 win over Fleming College of Canada. The exhibition game serves as a tune up for the Hawks home opener against Hobart College on November 17th.

The host Hawks led 45-32 at the half before pulling away early in the second stanza. The winners held a 49-33 advantage on the boards and 11 different players reached the scoring column.

Neil O’Sullivan poured in 22 points for the visiting Knights who now stand at 7-6 on 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.