Golfers Hit it Off at Glen Oaks

Release Date:
September 28, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

AMHERST, NY - The Medaille College Invitational was held on September 26 at the Glen Oak Country Club.  Eight teams were vying for best score on a cool and cloudy Saturday afternoon.  Daemen College completed the course with the best score (295) and three of the top four golfers.  Hilbert College sent five golfers with their top four finishers counting towards the  team's 370 score putting them in 7th place for the day.  HIlbert's best individual golfer was Ian Frost (Cherry Creek, NY/Pine Valley) with a score of 88 good for 27th place overall.

Medaille College Invitational team results: 1. Daemen (295), 2. Penn State Behrend (317), 3. Pitt Bradford (324), 4. Medaille (333), 5. La Roche (338), 6. ECC (339), 7. Hilbert (370), 8. D'Youville (375).

Individual Results: 1-T. Dave Johnston (Daemen) and Tom Romano (Daemen) 72; 3-T. Ryan Spady (Daemen) and Joe Nelson (Penn State Behrend) 73; 5. Tyler Cozad (Pitt Bradford) 77.....

Hilbert's finishers were: Ian Frost - 88;   Tim Hourihan - 92; Shane Olivieri - 93; James Costianes - 97.  Not counting in the team's total stroke count was Matt Lamb with 105.

Up next for the golf team is a match scheduled for Tuesday, September 29 at Wildwood Golf Club in Pittsburgh, PA.  La Roche College is hosting the Invitational which will serve as the warm-up to the AMCC golf championships.  Mount Aloysius College is hosting the AMCC championships on Sunday and Monday, October 4th and 5th at the Chestnut Ridge Golf 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.