Hilbert Earns A Split With Cazenovia

Release Date:
April 25, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College baseball team split a series with Cazenovia College on April 25, 2009. The Hawk's record stands at 7-28 overall after the split. The Hawks won game 1 12-8 and fell in game 2, 5-4.

In game 1, the contest was knotted at 7-7 through five innings. The Hawk's bats exploded for a four run sixth inning giving the Hawks and 11-7 advantage. Each team added a run in the seventh, but the Hawks stood victorious after the efficient sixth.
Frank Simmeth (Cheektowaga, NY/St. Mary’s) was 2-4 with two runs scored and also drove in four runs. Sophomore Jacob Simonick (Blasdell, NY/Orchard Park) was 3-4 at the dish, with an RBI.
Senior Brandon Brown (Lyondonville, NY/LA Webber) recorded the victory on the mound for Hilbert with a complete game effort.
Game 2, the affair was tied at 4-4 after five innings. After a scoreless sixth, Cazenovia was able to scratch the winning run across in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Brown was 2-4 at the plate in the second game with an RBI. Freshman Patrick Little (Akron, NY/Akron) was 2-3 and also had an RBI.
The Hawks will host Keuka in their final doubleheader of the season April 26.

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.