Lady Hawks Drop Two at SUNYIT

Release Date:
March 29, 2004
The Office of Sports Information
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Utica, N.Y. – The SUNY Institute of Technology Wildcats earned two wins over the Hilbert College Hawks Sunday afternoon in women’s NCAA Division III softball action. The host Wildcats won the first game 5-1 and took game two by a score of 6-3. 


The Hawks collected five hits in game one with Amber Fie (Olean/Olean, NY) scoring the lone Hilbert run. Pitcher Meghan Gollaher (Spencerport/Rochester, NY) suffered the loss while allowing eight hits.


In game two, Domenica Cracciolo held the hot bat for the Wildcats as the junior outfielder had three hits and scored three runs. Winning pitcher Krista Hess fanned eight Hawk batters to earn the win.


Hilbert was led by Gollaher who had a hit and scored a run while taking the loss on the mound. The freshman was credited with five strikeouts and currently stands at 6-4 on the season.


Hilbert (6-5) will travel March 30 to North Eastern Athletic Conference foe Medaille College for a doubleheader against the Mavericks. First pitch is scheduled for 3:30 p.m.

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.