Golfers Finish Season at AMCC Championships

Release Date:
October 11, 2011
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333


MIDDLESEX, OH - Penn State Behrend led both days of the AMCC championship golf tournament and finished 17 strokes ahead of runner up La Roche College to win their third conference title and second in three years.  With a team total of 300, the Lions were led by freshman Scott Klein, who carded a 74/73/147 to finish as the individual runner up after a sudden death playoff hole.  La Roche freshman Shane Eichenlaub (73/74/147) won the hole to claim medalist honors.
Hilbert College finished with a team score of 772 (370/402) in the 10-team championship tournament. The Hawks were led by John Nowak who finished the two-day tournament with a 181 total score. He carded 94 on day-two after hitting an 87 the day before to finish in 38th  place. Also scoring for Hilbert were Pat Brooks with 186 (92/94), Jim Pernick – 196 (92/104), Mitch Rojeck – 209 (99/110). Gary Gawera completed the course with a 215 score (104/111).

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.