Hawk's Square Off Against Bengals In All-America Classic

Release Date:
September 5, 2008
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The Hilbert College men’s soccer team dropped a 9-0 decision to Buffalo State on Friday evening, in the opening game of the Buffalo State All-America Classic. The game was played at Coyer field on the campus of Buffalo State College.

The Bengals raced out to a 4-0 first half lead, while outshooting the Hawks 20-1 in the opening period. The Hawks managed only 1 shot on goal and were outshot 36-1 in the game.

The Hawks return to action Sept. 6 at 5 p.m. when they clash with SUNYIT in the second day of the All-America Classic.

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.