Walker Tallies 10 Saves
Hilbert falls short to Frostburg State
- Release Date:
- October 12, 2009
- The Office of Sports Information
- (716) 649-7900 ext. 333
FROSTBURG, MD - The Hilbert men’s soccer team traveled to Maryland on Saturday, October 10 where they faced conference opponent Frostburg State University. Despite the Hawks strong performance in the first half only trailing by one goal, they fell short of another Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference win dropping their record to 1-4-1 and overall record to 1-12-1.
It was a busy day between the pipes for sophomore goalkeeper Scott Walker (Rochester, NY/ Bishop Kearney) as he made his fourth start and ninth appearance for the Hawks this season. Walker faced twenty four shots throughout the game from Frostburg’s offense. The sophomore goalkeeper would go on to finish the day with ten saves and four goals against.
The first goal of the game came in the 27th minute of play when Frostburg’s Jamie Flewellyn put the ball in the back of the net off an assist from Michael Bistany. Hilbert’s Walker would face twelve shots in the first half making eight saves halting the pressure from Frostburg after the first goal against.
Walker faced twelve shots in the second half as well making two more saves. Frostburg would go on to score three more goals finishing off the Hawks by a score of 4-0. Hilbert was outshot 24-2 in the loss. Senior Matt Begeal (Northville, NY/ Wells) and freshman Eric Russell (Marilla, NY/Iroquois) each tallied a shot for the Hawks.
The win improves the Bobcat’s record to 2-3 in the AMCC while improving their overall record to 6-6-1.
Hilbert returns to action on Tuesday October, 13 as they travel to Erie, PA to take on another AMCC opponent, Penn St. Behrend at 4 p.m. The Lions enter the game defeating conference foe Pitt-Greensburg 5-0 to improve their conference standing to 3-1.
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.