Mavs Too Much For Hawks

Release Date:
October 3, 2006
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

HAMBURG, NY – The Medaille College men’s soccer team showed why they are the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s (AMCC) top team with a 4-0 win over Hilbert College on Tuesday. The victorious Mavericks recorded their 8th straight shutout to improve to 10-1 (4-0) while the Hawks fall to 3-8 (0-3) with the loss.

Medaille’s Ryan Mangano opened the scoring at 12:25 and Jared Reisdorf answered at 14:45 off a feed from Mangano to help the Mavericks to a 2-0 halftime advantage. John Seifert scored just 3:40 into the second half and Mangano, the Nation’s second leading scorer, rounded out the scoring at 57:38 with his second goal of the game.

Hilbert keeper Adam Eaton (Sardinia, NY/Pioneer) was busy throughout the afternoon recording nine saves n the losing effort. Medaille goalie Craig Yanni turned away three shots to earn the win between the pipes.

The Hawks will regroup for an important AMCC contest at home this Saturday with the Bobcats of Frostburg State coming to town. Kickoff is scheduled for 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.