Hawks Place 7th at AMCC Championship

Release Date:
October 6, 2008
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College golf team participated at the AMCC Championship on Oct. 4-5. The tournament was held at Tom's Run Golf Course, in Blairsville, PA.

The Hawk's finished 7th out of 8 AMCC schools. The tournament was won by Penn State Aloona for the third consecutive year.

For Hilbert, junior Brian Rathke (Buffalo, NY/Timon) led the way with a two-day stroke total of 161. Rathke fired a 79 in round one, and an 82 in the second round. Junior Joe Roberts (Adams, NY/South Jefferson) posted a two-day score of 172, with rounds of 81 and 91.

Freshman Garrett Gelia (East Amherst, NY/Cardinal O'Hara) recorded rounds of 89 and 91 for a total score of 180. Junior Ian Frost (Pine Valley, NY/Cherry Creek) and junior Justin Tworek (Dunkirk, NY/Dunkirk) posted two-day scores of 190 and 212 respectively.

The AMCC Championship was the final tournament of the season for the Hawks.

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.