Hawks Fall in Double Overtime

Lose second straight overtime game to conference opponent
Release Date:
January 10, 2010
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

CRESSON, PA: On Saturday, January 9, Hilbert took on conference foe Mt. Aloysius where they fell in double overtime by a score of 78-80. Hilbert was lead by freshmen duo Roman Brown (Buffalo, NY/South Park) and Dan McFarland (Lancaster, NY/St. Mary’s) scoring 18 and 16 points respectively. Hilbert’s record falls to (1-11) overall and (0-7) in the AMCC.

In the first half, Mt. Aloysius led Hilbert by a score of 38-34. Heading into the second half play remained even between both teams. After trailing for the majority of the half, Hilbert came from behind to tie the game with :19 seconds left off a lay up from sophomore forward Nick Piccone (North Chili, NY/ Aquinas). The lay up would send the game into overtime.

Hilbert took the lead in overtime for the first two minutes of the period. With 1:47 remaining Hilbert would regain the lead off a Roman Brown lay up from a Dan McFarland assist. With :14 seconds remaining Clark Harold from Mt. Aloysius was sent to the free throw line making both free throws sending the game into double overtime.
In the second overtime, Mt. Aloysius took a 76-75 with 1:16 remaining. This would be the final lead change of the game resulting in an 80-78 Mt. Aloysius victory.
This is Hilbert’s second consecutive overtime defeat to an AMCC opponent this week.
The Hawks return home to the Hafner Recreation Center on January, 13 as they face AMCC opponent Penn State Behrend at 8:00pm.

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.