Express Stops Hawks

Release Date:
April 9, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333


The Hilbert College softball team dropped a double header to Wells College by scores of 8-7 and 18-9, on April 9, 2009. The Hawk’s record falls to 4-15 overall.
In game 1, The Hawks went to the sixth inning trailing, 8-6 and managed to cut the lead to 8-7 on a an RBI single from junior Carrie Sisson (Elma, NY/ Mt. Mercy) that scored Sara Collins (Milroy, PA/Indian Valley).
The Hawks could not muster another tally and would ultimately fall 8-7. Halsey Baker led the Hawk’s offense, going 3-4 at the plate and driving in two runs.
In game 2, the Hawks led 9-8 through 3.5 innings, but a 10 run third inning for the Express, broke the game wide open, and pushed Wells past Hilbert.
Collins was 2-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored. Baker went 3-3 at the dish in the second frame, and also knocked in a run.
The Hawks return to action April 11 at Frostburg State University.   

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.