Hawks Place 3rd at Daemen Invitational

Roberts was the tournament's medalist with a four-over-par 76
Release Date:
September 19, 2008
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The Hilbert College golf team participated in the Daemen College Invitational, on Friday afternoon. The field consisted of local rivals Daemen College, D’Youville College, Erie Community College and Medaille College. The tournament was won by Medaille, who posted a combined stroke total of 316.The Hawks placed third, with a combined team score of 342.

Junior Joe Roberts (Adams, NY), was the tournament's medalist, recording a four-over-par 76. Junior Brian Rathke (Buffalo, NY), recorded a very solid score of 83 which placed him 9th overall. Junior Justin Tworek (Dunkirk, NY), posted his best round of the year, with an 88, placing him 13th overall. Freshman Garrett Gelia (East Amherst, NY) and junior Ian Frost (Pine Valley, NY) posted scores of 95 and 96 respectively.

The Hawks return to the course Sept. 25, at the Penn State Behrend Invitational at Peek ‘n Peek Golf Club and Resort.

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.