Redhawks Too Much for Women's Soccer Team

Release Date:
October 21, 2006
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

HAMBURG, NY – La Roche College scored two first-half goals and hung on for a 2-1 victory over the Hilbert College women’s soccer team in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) play on Saturday.

The visiting Redhawks (7-7-2, 5-1-2) got on the board early with a goal by Kim Verghies at 10:32 to take a 1-0 lead. Candice Jenkins answered at 21:30 to up the lead to 2-0 before Hilbert’s Michelle Greco (Jamestown, NY/Southwestern) scored for the Hawks at 28:21. Neither team would score again despite both teams getting four shots on goal in the second half of play.

Hilbert keeper Kelly Goodwin (Niagara Falls, NY/Niagara Falls) recorded five saves in the losing effort while La Roche’s Tracy Sims stopped six shots on the afternoon.

With an AMCC playoff birth on the line, the Hawks (6-6-2, 2-4-2) will meet the University of Pitt-Bradford on Tuesday at home in an important 2:00 pm 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.