Mustangs Too Fast for Hawks
Wagner Wins 32-41 Face-off’s
- Release Date:
- April 14, 2011
- The Office of Sports Information
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Hamburg, NY – The Hilbert Hawks hosted their first home game on campus this afternoon against the Mustangs from Morrisville State in men’s lacrosse in front of 100 fans. Morrisville (7-2) took the win from the Hawks (26-15) but the fan support at the game carried the team through to the final horn.
By the end of the first quarter, the Mustangs were on a roll outscoring the Hawks 9 - 2. In the second quarter, the Hawks picked up their intensity and capitalized on their face-off victories cutting into Morrisville’s 13-7 lead. Ryan Wagner (Orchard Park, NY/Canisius) led the Hawks with 2 of his team-leading 6 goals in the second period explosion.
The experience of varsity play showed in the second half with Morrisville outscoring the Hawks 13-8 en route to their fifth in a row victory. Morrisville’s seniors Adam Lewis and Andrew Steins netted 7 and 6 goals for the Mustangs in the win.
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. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs, one a master’s in criminal justice administration and the other a master’s in public administration, and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.