Golfers Hit Best Score in First Round AMCC’s

Release Date:
October 10, 2011
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MIDDLESEX, OH – John Nowak shot a first-round 87 to lead the Hilbert College golf team to a team season-low 370 score in day one of the AMCC golf championship at Oak Tree Country Club.   Penn State Behrend finished in the top spot with a 301 score, followed by La Roche at 307. 

Shane Eichenlaub (La Roche) shot a 73 with two Penn State Behrend’s stickmen chasing his heals. Scott Klein’s 74 and Zach Polanki’s 75 challenged the leader to the 18th hole.   All four Behrend golfers finished in the top seven slots giving the Lions the commanding lead.
Hilbert’s other competitors were Jim Pernick who tied Pat Brooks at 92 and Mitch Rojeck with a 99.
The final round is Monday, October 10.

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.