NEAC Scholar-Athletes Announced

Release Date:
July 15, 2013
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

GANSEVOORT, NY – Five Hilbert College men’s lacrosse players landed on the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Scholar-Athlete list for their efforts in the classroom during the 2012-13 academic year. Senior James Knapp, sophomore Richard Landahl, and juniors Sean Manning and Doug Takac were repeat honorees, joined by first-time NEAC scholar senior Paul Liedkie.

In order to be selected, a student-athlete must achieve a combined grade point average of 3.4 or highter for the fall and spring semesters and must have been in good standing on his team. This year, the NEAC honored a total of 512 scholar-athletes from his 16 member institutions; Hilbert College is one of three associate members.
To view a PDF of all 512 selections, please click here.

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.