Bradford Sweeps Hilbert

Release Date:
April 15, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333


The Hilbert College baseball team dropped a double header to the University of Pittsburg at Bradford on April 15, 2009. The Hawk’s record falls to 3-21 overall and 1-11 in AMCC play.
In game 1, Bradford opened up a 9-0 lead on Hilbert and did not allow the Hawks a hit through five innings.
In the sixth inning, the Hawks got on the board led by Brandon Brown’s (Lyondonville, NY/LA Webber) two run home run. Frank Simmeth (Cheektowaga, NY/St. Mary’s) and and Ryan LaCorte (Cheektowaga, NY/JFK) drove in the other Hilbert runs in the inning.
Bradford would add five runs in the top of the seventh to push the lead to 14-4.
In game 2, Hilbert managed just 5 hits and trailed 17-0 before Patrick Lagueras (Rochester, NY/C.G. Finney) drove in freshman Paul Coleman (Buffalo, NY/Cardinal O’Hara) for Hilbert’s lone tally.
The Hawks will host D’Youville College April 17.  

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.