Nichols Takes Two From Hilbert

Release Date:
March 19, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College baseball team dropped a pair of games to Nichols College Wednesday afternoon (March 18, 2009), at the Coco Expo Baseball Tournament in Cocoa Beach, Florida. The Hawks fell in the first game 23-5 and in the second game 17-4. The Hawk’s record now stands at 1-6 on the season.

In the first game, sophomore Frank Simmeth (Cheektowaga, NY/St, Mary’s) was 2-4 at the plate. Freshman Brandon Cassidy (Hinsdale, NY/Hinsdale) was 2-3 in the game. Simmeth also recorded the loss on the mound for the Hawks.

In game two, Simmeth stayed hot at the plate, going 2-2 at the dish with two walks. Freshman Matthew Militello (Depew, NY/Lancaster) was 3-4 in the game. Freshman Nicholas Sherman (Lancaster, NY/Lancaster) took the loss on the hill for Hilbert.

Hilbert rounds out its spring trip March 19, with a single game against Baruch College.

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.