Windy Saturday Gets the Golfers

3rd Place Finish
Release Date:
September 25, 2010
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Tonawanda, NY – The Hilbert College men’s golf team battled cross town rivals and mother nature on Saturday, September 25th when they completed in the Medaille College Invitational at the Sheridan Park Golf Club. Junior John Nowak (Hamburg, NY/Frontier) was the top performer for the Hawks when he finished the par 71 course with an 88 score. His 5th place finish is the best score/finish for the Hawks this year. Medaille College took their own Invitational with a team score of 329 which was thirty-five strokes better than second place finisher D’Youville College (364). Hilbert’s over-all score of 380 finished the field of competitors.

Freshman Michael Werner (Orchard Park, NY/Orchard Park) tied fellow teammate and Quaker Patrick Brooks with a 97. Junior Jim Pernick and his brother Joe (Tonawanda, NY/ St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute) finished in 16th (98) and 18th (117).
The Hawks will be back at it when they travel to Mount Aloysius on Sunday, September 26th for the Mount Aloysius College Invitational. 

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.