Hawks Fall in Final Minutes to Panthers

Release Date:
February 10, 2004
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

HAMBURG, N.Y. - The Hilbert College men’s basketball team fell to visiting Pitt-Bradford University 69-64 last night in NCAA Division III action at the Hafner Recreation Center.

Matt Rowles scored a game-high 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the winning Panthers. Jess Whelan added 15 points and Andy Schrum chipped in with 10 points to help secure the win.

Keon Rembert (Archbishop Walsh/Brooklyn, NY) and Mike Zmuda (Gowanda Central/Gowanda, NY) each scored 14 points to lead the Hawks. Zmuda grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds, while Rembert added eight rebounds. Guard Brian Wojcik (St. Mary’s/Buffalo, NY) added 13 points, five rebounds, and seven assists in the losing effort.

Hilbert (5-16, 2-3 NEAC) will travel to Keuka College Saturday for an important NEAC match up at 4 p.m. against the Storm.

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.