Mounties Cage Hawks

Release Date:
March 21, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333


The Hilbert College Baseball team dropped their first AMCC series of the season, at Mount Aloysius College, Saturday afternoon (March 21, 2009) by scores of 6-1 and 13-3. The Hawk’s record now stands at 1-9 overall and 0-2 in AMCC play.
In game one, the Hawks managed just two hits and scored their lone run in the sixth inning on a Keith Somerville (West Falls, NY/Holland) double, that plated sophomore Ryan LaCorte (Cheektowaga, NY/JFK).
Freshman Nick Sherman (Lancaster, NY/Lancaster) took the loss for Hilbert. Sherman pitched six innings, giving up seven hits and six runs.
In the second game, Mount Aloysius took a 13-0 lead into the seventh, before the Hawks tallied three runs in the top of the last inning.
Frank Simmeth (Cheektowaga, NY/St. Mary’s) was 2-4 in game two with two RBIs. Junior Matt Begeal (Northville, NY/Wells) drove in the other Hilbert run, and was 1-2 in the game.
The Hawks return to action March 28, at home vs. Penn State Altoona. Game time is slated for 1 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.