Hilbert Downs Baptist Bible For First Win

Release Date:
March 16, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College softball team defeated Baptist Bible College 10-1 in five innings, on Monday (March 16, 2009). The win improves the Hawk's record to 1-2 on the young season.

Junior Carrie Sisson (Elma, NY/Mt. Mercy) earned the win for Hilbert, pitching all five innings  allowing just one hit and striking out five. Sisson was also 3-4 at the plate with three RBIs and two doubles.

Junior Sarah Collins (Milroy, PA/Indian Valley) had three hits, including three doubles and drove in two runs.

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.