Hawks Sweep D’Youville in Baseball

Release Date:
April 16, 2004
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

April 16, 2004


Hamburg, N.Y. - Hilbert College swept a home doubleheader against D’Youville College Thursday, winning 10-3 and 15-1 in NCAA Division III baseball action.


In the first game, Brendan Mullen (Oakfield-Alabama/Oakfield, NY) and Sam Gioia (West Seneca West/West Seneca, NY) each hit a home run, while Mullen and Frank Morasco (Jordan Elbridge/Jordan, NY) drove in two runs apiece. Morasco allowed only two hits in four innings to pick up the win.


Matthew Markott (Lakeshore/Angola, NY) had three hits and scored three runs to lead the Hawks in game two. Mullen, Wally Skrzynski (Lackawanna/Lackawanna, NY), and Kevin Quinn (Bishop Timon/Buffalo, NY) each added two hits. Tim Downey (Niagara Wheatfield/Sanborn, NY) struck out four Spartan batters in three innings to earn the win.


Hilbert (2-6, 2-0) will travel to face the University of Rochester today in a doubleheader. The first game will begin at 2 p.m.


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.