HC Nine Split with Storm; Get First Win
- Release Date:
- April 13, 2005
- The Office of Sports Information
- (716) 649-7900 ext. 333
April 13, 2005
PAINESVILLE, OH – The Hilbert College baseball team bounced back from a 6-1 loss in game one to earn a 1-0 win in the nightcap over Lake Erie College for their first win of the season. First year head coach Randy Cialone picks up his first win as a collegiate head coach while the Hawks improve to 1-14 overall and 1-9 in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference.
In the first game on Wednesday, the host Storm broke a 1-1 tie with five runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to end the day for Hawks losing pitcher Frank Morasco (Memphis, NY/Jordan-Elbridge) (0-5). The Hawks failed to rally over the final two innings and suffered their 14th consecutive loss of the season while stranding seven runners on base. Hilbert’s Wally Skrzynski (
Hilbert’s Sam Gioia (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) went the distance in game two pitching a three hit shutout as the Hawks grabbed their first win of the 2005 season. The senior righthander fanned 12 of 27 batters faced and Joe Ferrara (
Hilbert returns home this Friday to face AMCC and local rival
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. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs, one a master’s in criminal justice administration and the other a master’s in public administration, and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.