HC Golf Team Comes Up Short at AMCC Championships

Release Date:
October 9, 2005
The Office of Sports Information
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ALTOONA, PA – The Hilbert College Golf team finished in 10th place at this weekend’s Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Championship (AMCC) hosted by Penn State Altoona. The Hawks were one of ten teams competing at Sinking Valley Country Club where they scored a 362 on Sunday afternoon.

Frostburg State won the team competition with a score of 316 thanks to Ian Estabrook’s 76 on the day. Penn State Altoona’s Quintin Dziabo and Medaille College’s Aaron Jantzi also shot a 76 to lead all 49 participants.

Tying for second place was Penn State Behrend (320) and the Univ. of Pitt-Bradford (320). Fourth place went to Penn State Altoona (324), followed by Medaille College (338), while Mount Aloysius College (343), La Roche College (343), and the University of Pitt-Greensburg (343) finished tied for 6th. Lake Erie College placed ninth with a score of 344.

The Hawks were paced by Simon Ragona’s (Gowanda, NY/Gowanda) 85, good enough for a tie for 27th place overall. Glen Ufland (Buffalo, NY/Bishop Timon) was the next best finisher for the Hawks with an 88 on the day and a 31st place finish.

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.