Behrend Men Outshoot Hawks

Release Date:
October 20, 2010
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

Hamburg, NY – The Hilbert College men’s soccer team played the number one seed in the Allegany Mountain Collegiate Conference when they hosted Penn State Behrend on October 20. The Hawks fought the entire90 minutes for scoring opportunities and chances to even the game but they came up short in a 2-0 loss. The Lions outshot the Hawks 32 to 7 and capitalized on their advantage in corner kicks (11-4) creating multiple opportunities to score. Behrend lead 1-0 at intermission, and secured the win in the second half with 10 minutes left to play off of a corner kick. First year goal keeper Jeremy Kraska (Elma, NY/Iroquois Central) relieved starting goalkeeper Kamil Cislak (Lancaster, NY/Lancaster) in the second half and made 7 saves for Hilbert preventing Penn State Behrend from finding the back of the net.

The Hawks (3-3-1 AMCC, 3-12-1 overall)  continue AMCC play when they travel to Penn State Altoona on October 23rd and then return Tuesday, October 26th to play home town foe, Medaille College at 4 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.