Men’s Soccer Team Loses to Lions

Release Date:
October 1, 2003
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

Hamburg, NY – The Hilbert College Hawks men’s soccer team fell 8-0 to Penn State-Altoona on Wednesday afternoon in NCAA Division III action.

The Lions were led by Andy Zechman, Ryan Zechman, and David Garcia, who scored two goals each.

Goalkeeper Marc Gaylor (Hinsdale Central/Hinsdale, NY) stayed busy, recording nine saves for the Hawks in the losing effort.

The loss drops the Hawks to 2-9 on the season as they prepare to face NEAC foe Cazenovia College Wildcats at home in the second half of a doubleheader on Sunday. The women’s soccer team will play the Lady Wildcats in the first game, starting at noon.

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.