Men's baketball passes final test

Release Date:
November 10, 2007
The Office of Sports Information
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HAMBURG, NY – Dallas Reinard (Smethport, PA/Smethport) poured in 30 points to lead all scorers as the Hilbert College men’s basketball team upended Mohawk College of Canada 96-82.

The Hawks offense dished out 24 assists Saturday in their final preseason test before next Friday’s season opener at Keystone College. Four different Hawks reached double figures and Hilbert owned a 47-37 rebounding advantage.

The visiting Mountaineers (8-3) were led by Marko Gacic’s 14 points and seven rebounds. Mohawk will travel to Rochester Institute of Technology Sunday for their final exhibition game before returning home.

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.