Hawks Round Out Season With A Victory

Release Date:
April 29, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
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The Hilbert College baseball team closed out their season with a 5-3 victory over Brockport State in a nine inning game April 29, 2009. The win improves the Hawk's record to 10-28 overall.

The game was tied 2-2 after six innings. Hilbert showing resolve, scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to take a 5-2 lead. Brockport managed to put a run on the board in the top of the ninth, but it would not be enough to surpass the Hawks.
Freshman Matt Militello (Depew, NY/Lancaster) was 3-4 on the day with an RBI and two runs scored.
Keith Somerville (Westfalls, NY/Holland) was 1-4 on the day with two RBIs.
Freshman Nick Sherman (Lancaster, NY/Lancaster) allowed just four hits and 3 runs, while striking out 11 in the complete game victory.   

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.