Williams Earns Six Points in Hawks AMCC win
- Release Date:
- September 30, 2012
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GREENSBURG, PA – In a game where goal scoring seemed to clump together, Mario Williams doubled up in the points category as Hilbert earned a 6-4 victory over Pitt-Greensburg in men’s soccer September 28. With the AMCC win, the Hawks moved to 2-1 (4-5-1 overall) and sit in an early season three-way tie for third place.
Jordan Lynch opened the scoring just one minute and fifty-eight seconds into the game off a Williams feed before Greensburg responded with their first score off a corner kick at 11:08. After twenty-four minutes of scoreless play, the Bobcats broke the seal at 35:59. Ed Minkel (James Knapp assist) answered at 39:19 just before Jonathan Davison broke for an unassisted goal fifteen seconds later giving Hilbert a 3-2 half time hold.
Williams netted two more times by 48:27, less than three minutes into the second half extending the Hawks lead (5-2). Greensburg’s Max Paolone earned two goals which were wrapped around Davison’s second goal (85:16).
Hilbert outshot Greensburg 15-12 and held a 11-6 shots on goal advantage. Jeremy Kraska earned his first win in goal (1-5-1) making five saves in 90 minutes. Williams was credited with two assists while Knapp, Lynch and Ryan Leljedal earned one.
The Hawks have a six day break from competition before they host Franciscan University October 6 with a 3pm kick.
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.
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