HC Men’s Soccer Team Ties FSU

Release Date:
October 7, 2006
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

HAMBURG, NY – After trailing Frostburg State 1-0, the Hilbert College men’s soccer team rallied for two second-half goals before settling for a 2-2 tie on Saturday afternoon. Neither team scored in two ensuing overtime periods, but both tem recorded a point in the standings where the Hawks now stand at 3-8-1 overall and 0-3-1 in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC).

The Bobcats (4-7-1, 2-1-1) got on the board just 5:36 into the game on a goal from Travis Palmer, and the visitors settled for a 1-0 advantage at the half.

In the second half, Hilbert’s Pat Coleman (Hamburg, NY/Frontier) tied the score at 1-1 before teammate Karl Bukowecki (Lancaster, NY/Lancaster) gave the Hawks the lead at 56:49. At 74:26 Frostburg’s Kenny Dotter knotted the score at 2-2 to round out the scoring as both teams would fail to score again.

Hilbert keeper Adam Eaton (Sardinia, NY/Pioneer) recorded 11 saves while Frostburg’s Derek Richardson stopped four shots for the Bobcats.

Hilbert will next travel to AMCC foe Lake Erie College on Tuesday, October 10th for a 4:00 pm match with the Storm.

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.