Matula Named December Student-Athlete of Month

Release Date:
January 12, 2010
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333
Adam Matula (Campbell, NY/ Campbell-Savona) has been named Hilbert College’s Student-Athlete of the month for December 2009 for his outstanding contributions to the men’s basketball team.
On December 5 against Medaille College, Matula was 2-3 from behind the arc, a perfect 2-2 from the free throw line tallying 8 points in 22 minutes of action. Matula had a similar solid performance on December 13, recording 9 points, 2 assists and 1 steal while shooting a perfect 2-2 from three point range.
As a freshman, Matula has started in nine of twelve games the Hawks have competed in this year. Matula has made an impact on the court averaging 19 minutes and 4 points a game. Matula is also 10/11 from the free throw line this season putting him at the top of the charts on the team as a 90% free throw shooter.
Matula is currently enrolled as a Communications major carrying a 3.2 gpa. He is expected to graduate in the spring of 2013.

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.