Hawks Fall to La Roche

Release Date:
October 25, 2008
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College men’s soccer team fell to La Roche College in a rain soaked affair, Saturday afternoon at the Hilbert College soccer field. With the loss, the Hawks fall to 5-11 overall, 2-6 in AMCC play.

La Roche led 2-0 at the half, and scored the first goal of the second half to build a 3-0 lead. Sophomore Kevin Parkinson-Olivares (San Jose, Costa Rica/Louisburg College) scored the first Hilbert goal to cut the lead to 3-1. Olivares’ goal was his first marker of the year. Assisting on the goal was freshman Eric Russell (Marilla, NY/Iroquois). La Roche pushed the lead to 4-1 before freshman Zach Cantie (Lancaster, NY/Lancaster) scored the second goal for the Hawks. Sophomore Greg Lake (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) assisted on Cantie’s goal.

Freshman Scott Walker (Rochester, NY/Bishop Kearney) made 10 saves in net for Hilbert.

La Roche outshot Hilbert 25-12 on the afternoon.

The Hawks close out their regular season Oct. 28 at 1 p.m. against the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. The Hawks will honor their 3 seniors prior to the 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.