La Roche Downs Hilbert

Release Date:
April 5, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333


The Hilbert College softball team fell in a double header to La Roche College by scores of 19-5 and 13-5, on April 5, 2009. The setbacks drop the Hawk’s record to 4-13 overall and 0-4 in AMCC play.
In game 1, the Hawks fell behind 13-4 after three innings. The Red Hawks would add a run in the fourth and five runs in the fifth to close out the Hawks.
Sarah Collins, (Milroy, PA/Indian Valley) and Halsey Baker (Scio, NY/Scio) were each 2-3 in game 1.
Game 2, saw the Hawks trailing 6-5 after four innings, but a seven run, fifth by the Red Hawks, closed the door on Hilbert. Junior Rachel Parker (Hamburg, NY/Hamburg) was 1-3 with 2 RBIs, while senior Kelly Goodwin (Niagara Falls, NY) was 2-3, and also recorded 3 RBIs.
The Hawks return to action April 9 at Wells College.

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.