Panthers Sweep Hawks

Release Date:
April 18, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333


The Hilbert College softball team dropped a pair of games to The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg by scores of 16-1 and 13-2. The Hawks record falls to 4-23 overall and 0-12 in AMCC play.
In game 1, the Hawks trailed 15-0 after 2.5 innings. The lone Hilbert run was scored on a Sarah Collins (Milroy, PA/Indian Valley) sacrifice fly that scored Dale Johnathan (Tonawanda Indian Reservation/Akron)
In game 2, the Hawks trailed 5-0 after three innings. Two Hilbert runners crossed the plate, as Rachel Parker (Hamburg, NY/Hamburg) led off the fourth inning with a solo home run. Kelly Goodwin (Niagara Falls, NY/Niagara Falls) connected on an RBI single that scored Carrie Sisson (Elma, NY/Mt. Mercy).
Greensburg broke the game wide open with an eight run fifth inning to take a 13-2 lead. Hilbert could not score in the bottom of the fifth and the ballgame was over.
The Hawks host Mt. Aloysius College April 19.

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.