Hawks Defeated in Cross-town Match

Hilbert drops to 1-3-1 in conference play
Release Date:
October 8, 2009
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BUFFALO, NY- It was an overall solid game by the Medaille Mavericks men’s soccer team on Wednesday night at All High Stadium as they played an impressive game defeating Hilbert College by a score of 7-0. The loss drops Hilbert to 1-3-1 in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) while the Mavericks remain undefeated in conference play.

The Hawks held the Mavericks scoreless for the first 34 minutes of play. In the 35th minute however, Medaille got on the scoreboard by a Stuart Ziegler goal off an assist from Kendell McFayden. The Mavericks would keep up the pressure adding two more goals before the end of the first half.
Freshman Josh Taylor (Angola, NY/ Frontier) made the start in goal for Hilbert facing 21 shots and collecting six saves before being relieved by sophomore goalkeeper Scott Walker (Rochester, NY/ Bishop Kearney) who took over second half duties.
The Mavericks kept the pressure on in the second half scoring four more goals. Their defense was also outstanding keeping Hilbert’s attack in check; the Hawks had zero shots on net the 90 minutes. Walker faced 21 shots in the second half and recorded 8 saves.
Hilbert men’s soccer team will travel to Maryland on Saturday, October 10 as they take on another AMCC opponent, Frostburg State University at 7:30 p.m.   The Bobcats have an overall record of 5-6-1 and a conference record of 1-3-0.

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.