Medaille Scores 9-0 Win over HC

Release Date:
September 6, 2005
The Office of Sports Information
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HAMBURG, NY – The Medaille College men’s soccer team shutout the Hilbert College Hawks 9-0 Tuesday afternoon in NCAA Division III action. The visiting Mavericks took a commanding 3-0 lead at the half before adding six unanswered insurance goals in the second half to put the contest out of reach. The loss drops the Hawks to 0-2 on the year.

Medaille’s Ryan Mangano opened the scoring14:22 into the first half and added his second goal of the game 1:02 later. The Hawks had a hard time containing the Mavericks Cory Cwiklinski who added four goals and an assist on the day. Mike Rhodes added a pair of goals and an assist while David Weiss scored and collected four assists on the afternoon.

Hilbert keeper Tome Cone (Rapid City, SD/Lincoln) was busy recording seven saves in a losing effort while Medaille’s Craig Yanni stopped one shot on goal.

The Hawks will look to regroup for their next contest on Friday, September 9th at home against Waynesburg College at 3:00 pm.

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.