Men's Soccer Team Loses In Overtime

Release Date:
October 8, 2003
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Hilbert College men’s soccer team fell to Medaille College 3-2 in overtime on Wednesday afternoon in North Eastern Athletic Conference action. The loss drops the Hawks to 2-11 (2-3 in NEAC play).

Jacob Opala (West Seneca West/West Seneca, NY) scored a goal and added an assist to lead the Hawks offense. Daniel Russell (Iroquois/Marilla, NY) scored the other Hilbert goal and Chris Fassl (Kenmore West/Kenmore, NY) added an assist.

Marc Gaylor (Hinsdale Central/Hinsdale, NY) totaled 12 saves for the Hawks, who will host conference rival Keuka College at 4 p.m. Oct. 15.

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.