Storm Shuts Down Hawks 3-0

Release Date:
October 10, 2006
The Office of Sports Information
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PAINESVILLE, OH Lake Erie College jumped out to a 2-0 halftime lead and cruised to a 3-0 win over the visiting Hilbert College men’s soccer team on Tuesday. The win helps the Storm improve to 8-4-1 on the season while the loss drops the Hawks to 3-9-1.

Lake Erie’s Brad McFadden opened the scoring at 14:20 and Tim Basalla answered at 39:34 to help the Storm to a comfortable 2-0 halftime advantage. Kevin Ankuda scored at 76:58 to cap the scoring and seal the victory for the Storm.

Hilbert keeper Adam Eaton (Sardinia, NY/Pioneer) was busy throughout the afternoon recording six saves in the losing effort. Lake Erik goalie Mike Loparo turned away three shots to earn the win between the pipes.

The Storm earn an important Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference win and their 3-2-1 record in the league keeps them in third place. The Hawks remain in ninth place at 0-4-1.

Hilbert will regroup for an important AMCC contest at Mount Aloysius College this Saturday. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:00 pm.

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.