HC Cagers Start New Year with Win over DYC

Release Date:
January 2, 2007
The Office of Sports Information
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HAMBURG, NY – The Hilbert College men’s basketball team celebrated the start of 2007 with an 82-48 victory over D’Youville College Tuesday night at the Hafner Recreation Center. The host Hawks never trailed and with the win improve to 5-5 on the season

Junior guard Dallas Reinard (Smethport, PA/Smethport) scored all 22 of his points in the first-half before exiting the game early in the second stanza. Hilbert held a comfortable 49-21 advantage at the break thanks in part to shooting 52.8% from the field.

The Hawks scored 27 points on 23 D’Youville turnovers while collecting 15 steals on the night. The Hawks also canned 11 of 23 three-pointers and dished out 19 assists with nine coming from junior Mike Reyes (Buffalo, NY/Bishop Timon).

Senior guard Glen Ufland (Buffalo, NY/Bishop Timon) finished with 14 points and five assists and junior forward Noah Mchale (Bradford, PA/Archbishop Walsh) chipped in with 13 points, five rebounds, and a game-high three steals.

The visiting Spartans (1-10) were paced by Tom Kowalski’s 18 points and eight rebounds.

Hilbert returns to Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) play Saturday, January 6th at Mount Aloysius 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.