HC golfers finish 3rd in 2007 debut

Release Date:
September 7, 2007
The Office of Sports Information
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COLLINS, NY – The Hilbert College golf team finished third at the Daemen College Invitational on Friday at Gowanda Country Club. The host Wildcats (326) outscored Medaille College (335) by nine strokes to earn the win.

The Hawks combined score of 346 was 32 shots better than fourth place D’Youville College (378) as all four local institutions opened the 2007 fall season. Hilbert’s Kyle Hiscock (Rochester, NY/Eastridge) finished the afternoon with an 81 to pace the Hawks.

The Hawks will travel to the D’Youville College Invitational on Thursday, September 13th for their next match of the season. Tee time at Springville Country Club is scheduled for 1:00 pm.

Hilbert College (346) finishers

Kyle Hiscock – 81

Brian Rathke – 86

Jon Swanson – 89

Kevin Murphy – 90

Ian Frost - 101 DNS

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.