Hawks Place 7th at Oswego Fall Invite

Two Hawks place in top 20
Release Date:
September 16, 2008
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The Hibert college golf team competed at the Oswego Fall Invitational on Monday afternoon. As a team, Hilbert placed 7th out of 10 teams. The Hawks compiled an 18-hole team score of 343.

Strong individual performances were turned in by two classmates for the Hawks. Juniors Joe Roberts (Adams, NY) and Brian Rathke (Buffalo, NY) each placed in the top-20 for the tournament.

Roberts shot a seven-over-par 78 to finish tied for 7th overall. Rathke recorded an 83 to place tied for 20th.

Freshman Garrett Gelia (East Amherst, NY) playing in just his second collegiate tournament posted a score of 89. Junior Ian Frost (Pine Valley, NY) recorded a score of 93.

Hilbert returns to the links Sept. 19, at the Daemen College Invitational which will be played at Gowanda Country Club.

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.