Men’s Basketball Team Loses Two Over Weekend

Release Date:
November 24, 2003
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

PITTSFORD, N.Y. – The Hilbert College men’s basketball team opened its season with two losses at the Ramada Inn Invitational hosted by St. John Fisher College. On Saturday night, the Hawks jumped out to an 11-0 lead before losing 76-58 to #19 St. John Fisher College.

Paul Marvin (Wayne Central/Ontario, NY) scored 17 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, and blocked 3 shots to lead Hilbert, while Sam Gioia (W. Seneca West/West Seneca, NY) added 12 points and nine boards.

In Sunday’s consolation game, the Hawks lost 85-60 to Fredonia State. Gioia and Sean Kenney (Tonawanda/Tonawanda, NY) led Hilbert with 12 points apiece, while Keon Rembert (Archbishop Walsh/Brooklyn, NY) added 11 points in the losing effort. Gioia also had seven assists, while Marvin contributed 11 rebounds and Will Wereley (Henninger/Syracuse, NY) grabbed 10 boards.

The Hawks (0-2) will host Alfred University at 7 p.m. Nov. 25 in their home opener.

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.