Hawks take two from Express

Release Date:
April 3, 2008
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

HAMBURG, NY - The Hilbert College Softball team had two big wins against Wells College on Thursday afternoon. The Hawks won game one 18-6 and took game two 11-2 to improve to 3-13 on the season.

In game one the Hawks were led by junior Kelly Goodwin (Niagara Falls, NY/Niagara Falls). Goodwin was three for four at the plate with four runs batter in and two doubles. Teammate Sarah Collins (Lewiston, PA/Indian Valley) went two for two with two runs batter in and one double. The Hawks received a strong pitching performance from sophomore Carrie Sisson (Elma, NY/Mt. Mercy) who struck out five batters and only allowed two runs over 4 innings of work

In the second game of the double-header, Hilbert again was led by Goodwin, who was four for four with three runs batted in. Senior Laura Stranc (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) was three for four from the plate and had two runs batted in.

The Hawks will look for their first conference win as they travel to La Roche College on Saturday April 5th for a double-header against the Redhawks.

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.