Men's Soccer Snatch Another Victory

Sarcione Leads Hawks in Scoring
Release Date:
October 12, 2010
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333
Buffalo, NY - The Hilbert men’s soccer team improved their AMCC record to 2-2-1 (2-10-1 overall) by defeating the Spartans of D’Youville College October 11th by a score of 3-1.  Despite the Spartans scoring first in the 10th minute of the game, the Hawks didn’t lose hope.  They kept the offensive pressure on, and by the end of the game Hilbert outshoot the Spartans 14-6.  Sophomore defender Tom Cheney (Phelps, NY/Midlakes) scored the first goal for the Hawks with an assist from first year Moehammed Ahmed (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West).  Cheney’s first collegiate goal tied the game 1-1 at half time.  Sophomore forward Ed Sarcione (Eden, NY/Eden) added two more goals to secure the victory for the Hawks.  Outside midfielder’s, sophomore James Knapp (Lockport, NY/St. Mary’s – Lancaster) and junior captain Eric Russell (Hickory, NC/Iroquois Central) worked hard to feed Sarcione the assists on each of his goals.  Sarcione leads Hilbert with 7 goals this season for 14 points. 
The Hawk travel to duel Elmira College Thursday, October 14th before returning to their home field on Saturday, October 16th to face off with La Roche College at 3pm.

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.