Hawks Rebound, Split Two Weekend Conference Games
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January 30, 2005
In the second half,
For Hilbert, Leight led the team in scoring with 14 points. Gioia added 13 points and freshman Dallas Reinard (
Saturday afternoon saw the Hawks start the game against La Roche College on a 13-1 run, capped by an offensive putback by Leight. The Hawks continued their strong play throughout the first half, and Glen Ufland’s (
The second half was a completely different story, as the Redhawks turned up the defensive pressure and limited Hilbert to 34.5% shooting from the field. A three-pointer by La Roche’s Carlo Dorazio cut the Hilbert lead to nine with :48 seconds remaining, but that was as close as it would get, as Hilbert held on for the victory.
Gioia led all scorers with 24 points, and added 7 assists. Senior Sean Kenney (
The Hawks next face the
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. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs, one a master’s in criminal justice administration and the other a master’s in public administration, and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.