Hawks Down Bobcats

Release Date:
October 4, 2008
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College men's soccer team earned a 4-3 victory over the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg on Saturday afternoon. WIth the win, Hilbert improves its record to 3-7 overall, 1-2 in AMCC play.

Senior Bobby Gerhard (Lakeshore, NY/Lakeshore) recorded a hatrick to bolster the Hawks effort.

Assisting on Gerhard's tallys were junior Matt Begal (Northville, NY/Wells), sophomore Brandon Bettinger (Grand Island, NY/Grand Island), freshman Zach Cantie (Lancaster, NY/Lancaster) and senior Mike Gabor (Cheektowaga, NY/Maryvale.

Freshman David Walkow (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) also scored a goal in the victory. Assisting on Walkow's goal was freshman Quinn Rola (Hamburg, NY/Hamburg) and junior Karl Bukowecki (Depew, NY/Lancaster).

Sophomore Eric Davies (Tonawanda, NY/Tonawanda) made 6 saves in the net for the Hawks.

Hilbert is back in action Oct. 8, when the Hawks host Medaille.

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.