Golfers at Peak N'Peak

Release Date:
September 24, 2010
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

FINDLEY, N.Y. – The Hilbert College men’s golf team finished 12 out of 12 teams that competed at the Penn State Behrend Invitational on September 23 at the Peak N'Peak course.  Grove City captured the team title by one stroke and a total of 332, while Westminster and Penn State Altoona tied for second place. The Titans won a tiebreaker with the fifth golfer’s score to claim the runners-up trophy. Hilbert finished with a score of 426. (click here for the overall results.)

Junior John Nowak (Hamburg, NY/Frontier) lead the five Hilbert golfs with a team best 97. Nowak shot 50 on the first half of the course, then improved in the back nine with a 47. Orchard Park native, Michael Werner was the most consistent golfer shooting 51-52 for the final 103 score. The Hawks had a tie score of 113 between junior Patrick Brooks (Orchard Park, NY) and junior Jim Pernick (Tonawanda, NY/St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute). Freshman Joe Pernick’s score did not count in the tally (120).


Hilbert has a busy upcoming weekend when they compete at both the Medaille College Invitational (Tonawanda, NY) on September 25 and then travel to the Mount Aloysius College Invite in central PA on September 26.

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.