Golden Flyers Nip Hawks In Final Series

Release Date:
April 29, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College softball team dropped their last series of the season to Nazareth College on April 29, 2009, by scores of 6-2 and 10-1. The losses drop the Hawk’s record to 6-31 overall.

In the first game, Hilbert trailed Nazareth 4-2 going into the sixth inning. The Golden Flyers brought two runs across in the sixth, and the Hawks were unable to do any damage in the seventh inning.
Rachel Parker (Hamburg, NY/Hamburg) led the Hawks in game one, going 1-3 at the dish, and recorded both Hilbert RBIs.
In game two, Hilbert trailed 6-1 after four innings. Nazareth scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth, to seal the victory for the home team. Hilbert was held to just four hits in game two.
Kelly Goodwin (Niagara Falls, NY/Niagara Falls) was 2-3 with a run scored in the second game. Halsey Baker (Scio, NY/Scio) went 1-3 and recorded Hilbert’s lone RBI.

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.