HC golfers place 11th at Behrend Invit.

Release Date:
September 22, 2005
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FINDLEY LAKE, NY – The Hilbert College golf team placed 11th at the Penn State Behrend Invitational at Peek’n Peak golf course Thursday afternoon. The Hawks recorded a score of 345 and were one of 11 NCAA Division III programs competing on the day.

Westminster College placed first with a score of 295 while Gannon University’s Tom Phalin turned in the best score of the day after shooting a 69.

Hilbert was paced by Will Sporney (West Seneca, NY/Bishop Timon) who led the Hawks with a 79. Glen Ufland’s (Buffalo, NY/Bishop Timon) 85 was the next best score for the Hilbert on the day.

Hilbert returns to the links on Wednesday, September 28th against Medaille College at Glen Oaks Country Club in Amherst, NY.

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.