Hawks Put Up Fight in First Half; Fall to Altoona
Parrott leads Hawks with 20 point performance
- Release Date:
- December 14, 2009
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ALTOONA, PA - After a rescheduled game due to severe weather in Pennsylvania, the Hilbert Hawks men’s basketball team took on AMCC conference opponent Penn State Altoona, on Sunday December, 13 at 3 p.m. Despite the hard fought battle with ten lead changes and four ties, the Hawks fell short to the Lions by a score of 69-88. Freshman guard Chris Parrott (Warsaw, NY/ Warsaw) registered his second 20 point performance this season. The loss puts the Hawks at 1-9 on the season and 0-5 in conference play.
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. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs, one a master’s in criminal justice administration and the other a master’s in public administration, and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.