Hawks Fly Over Spartans

Triple double doubles for the Hawks
Release Date:
February 10, 2010
The Office of Sports Information
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HAMBURG, NY:  The Hilbert men’s basketball players showed up to win tonight and the team’s total team effort from start to finish resulted in the 88-81 conference victory over D’Youville College. The Hawks got double doubles out of three freshmen on their way to the team’s third victory at home this season. Dan McFarland (Lancaster, NY/St. Mary’s) had 27 points/10 boards, Chris Parrott (Warsaw, NY/Warsaw) hit for 21 points/11 rebounds and Roman Brown (Buffalo, NY/South Park) scored 18 points/12 rebounds. Hilbert improves to 3-19, 2-15 while D’Youville drops to 5-16, 3-13.

McFarland scored his points off a variety of shots – long range (2-2), penetration and offensive put backs as well as from the charity stripe (7-8). Parrott {in photo to right} was 4-5 from behind the arc and had 4 assists as well. Brown did all his damage in the paint shooting 8-12 inside the lane in addition to the 5 assists he dished off. Junior Cody Troutman (South Dayton, NY/Pine Valley/JCC) had a nice game shooting 50% from the floor (2-3 from the 3) distributed for 4 assists.
D’Youville College had four guys hit for double figures being lead by Lionel Ellis with 26 points.
With this win, the Hawks break a 6 game losing streak before hosting their last home game for the 2009-10 season on Saturday, February 13 with a 3 pm tip against Mt. Aloysius College. 

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.