Hawks held scoreless in 5-0 loss at Frostburg

Release Date:
October 6, 2007
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

FROSTBURG, MD – Four different Bobcats scored goals as Frostburg State shutout ilbert College 5-0 Saturday in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) men’s soccer action. The loss drops the Hawks to 1-8-2 overall and 0-4 in the AMCC.

The Bobcats held the Hawks without a shot for the first 45:00 and didn’t score until the 24:10 mark. On what would turn out to be the game winning goal, Hilbert’s Patrick Coleman (Blasdell, NY/Frontier) inadvertently headed the ball into his own net giving the home team a 1-0 lead at the break.

In the second half, Frostburg’s Greg Bistony made it 2-0 at 64:30 and Adam Gracia answered 4:33 later to up the lead to three-nil. Alex Super scored at 74:57 and the Bobcats’ Joe DiCicco rounded out the scoring with the fifth and final goal with just under four minutes remaining.

Starting Hilbert keeper Eric Davies (Tonawanda, NY/Tonawanda) recorded four saves before being relieved by Chris Hannel (Cheektowaga, NY/Cheektowaga) who also stopped four shots. The Bobcats (6-5-1, 2-1-1) held a 25-2 edge in shots with the win, slide into fifth place in the AMCC.

Hilbert will return home to face conference foe Lake Erie College on Tuesday, October 9th in a 2:00 pm match.

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.