Hawks Drop Match to D’Youville

Lose match by only three strokes
Release Date:
October 7, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

BLAIRSVILLE PA — The Hilbert golf team played in a head to head match against D’Youville College on Saturday, October 3. The match took place the day before the Alleghany Mountain Collegiate Conference championship at Tom’s Run, a 72 par, 6,812 yard golf course in Blairsville, PA.  D’Youville came away with the win out-shooting the Hawks by a total team score of 361-364.

Participating in the match for the Hawks were senior Brian Rathke (Buffalo, NY/ Bishop Timon – St. Jude), freshman Tim Hourihan (West Seneca, NY/ St. Francis), senior Ian Frost (Cherry Creek, NY/Pine Valley), andfreshman Shane Olivieri (Hamburg, NY/ Hamburg).
Rathke and Frost shot a team best of 87 for the day while Hourihan shot an 88 followed by teammate Olivieri scoring a 102.
D’Youville’s Joseph Tomasi shot the best score of both teams registering the score of 80 for the match. His fellow teammates shot a 90, 91 and 100. These scores were good enough to edge Hilbert by three strokes for the win.

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.