HC golfers place 10th at UPB

Release Date:
September 18, 2005
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BRADFORD, PA – Hobart College won the University of Pitt-Bradford Golf Invitational on Sunday with a team score of 291 as the Statesmen placed four golfers in the top five. Hobart’s George Gorton shot a 72 to lead competitors from 10 different programs on the day.

Hilbert College was paced by sophomore Will Sporney (West Seneca, NY/Bishop Timon) who shot an 86. The Hawks finished in 10th place with a score of 355.

On the season, the Hawks are being paced by junior Glen Ufland (Buffalo, NY/Bishop Timon) who is carrying an average of 84.5 after two matches.

Next up for the Hawks is a trip to the Penn State Behrend Invitational on Thursday, September 22nd for a 12:00 pm start.

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.