Golfers finish 2nd at DYC invitational

Release Date:
September 13, 2007
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SPRINGVILLE, NY – Hilbert College freshman Jonathon Swanson (Elma, NY/Iroquois) shot an 81, and senior teammate Kyle Hiscock (Rochester, NY/Eastridge) followed with an 82 to lead the Hawks to a second place finish at the D’Youville College Invitational on Thursday. Daemen College won the overall team title with an impressive score of 317 at Springville Country Club.

Hilbert sophomore Brian Rathke (Buffalo, NY/Bishop Timon) finished with an 86 and freshman newcomer Andy Passage (Amherst, NY/St. Joes) chipped in with a 92 to give the Hawks a score of 341.

D’Youville College finished third with a combined score of 375 as the Hawks topped the Spartans for the second time in six days.

Hilbert will travel to the University of Pitt-Bradford Invitational on Saturday where they’ll compete against several foes from the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC). Play gets underway at 1:00 pm at Pine Acres Country Club in Bradford, PA.

Hilbert College (341) finishers

Swanson – 81

Hiscock – 82

Rathke – 86

Passage – 92

Ritsch – 118 DNS

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.