Men’s soccer closes season

Release Date:
October 23, 2007
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

BRADFORD, PA – The Hilbert College men’s soccer team ended their season on Tuesday with a forfeit win over the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. The Hawks complete the season at 3-11 overall, and 2-7 in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC).

Hilbert averaged 1.12 goals per game while allowing 3.22 and will finish in eighth place in the AMCC. Patrick Coleman (Blasdell, NY/Frontier), Patrick Kane (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West), Bobby Gerhard (Lake Shore, NY/Lake Shore), and Mike Erlwein end their collegiate careers after a combined 154 games played between them

Third-year head coach Rick Couell will look towards the scheduled return of 12 players next fall.

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.