Hawk Golf Team Swings into Action

Release Date:
September 17, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

SPRINGVILLE, NY - Hilbert College's golf team participated in the second annual Spartan Shootout at Springville Country Club on Wednesday, September 16th.  Hilbert sent five golfers to their first match of the season. 

The order of finish (team score in parentheses): 1 Erie Community College (329), 2. Medaille (333), 3 Hilbert (354), 4 D'Youville (379).
Top individual scores were: 1. Jim Merriman (ECC 74; 2. EJ Kuebler (Medaille) 81;  3 Mike Jaccarino (Medaille) 82; Four way tie for 4th place:  Brian Rathke (Hilbert) (Buffalo, NY/Bishop Timon-St. Jude), Brett Har (Medaille), Kyle Harman (ECC), and Ryan Winkowski (ECC), 84.
Hilbert's other participants were Ian Frost (Cherry Creek, NY/Pine Valley), Tim Hourhian (West Seneca, NY/St. Francis), Matt Lamb (Whitesboro, NY/Whitesboro) and Shane Oliveri (West Seneca, NY/Frontier).  The top four finishers were Frost, Hourihan, and Oliveri.
Hilbert's next match is scheduled for Wednesday, September 23 when they travel to the Harvest Hill golf course to compete in the ECC Invitational.


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.