Nowak Top Golfer for Hawks

Mount Aloysius Completes Southern Swing
Release Date:
September 27, 2010
The Office of Sports Information
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Cresson, PA – The Hilbert College golf team traveled to central PA to compete in the Mount Aloysius College Invitational on Sunday, September 26 where they faced off against five Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponents. This match completed the AMCC slate of teams spanning a four-day period beginning with the PS Behrend and Medaille Invitationals earlier in the week.

Penn State Altoona captured the team event (312 score) which was played at the Summit Country Club’s par 72 course. La Roche’s Mike Sliman grabbed the individual award for best score of 73 beating Altoona’s Chris Perry by one stroke. Hilbert’s John Nowak (Hamburg, NY/Frontier) took best honors for the Hawks with a 93 in what was a three-way tie for 21st place. As a team, Hilbert finished with 419 points, 107 strokes off the leaders. (click here for complete results)
Patrick Brooks (Orchard Park) and Jim Pernick (St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute) finished the course with an identical score of 105 while the two other Hilbert golfers were twins as well. Joe Pernick (St. Joes’) and David Grigsby (West Valley, NY/West Valley) tied each other with a 121 score.
On Sunday, October 3, the Hawks will host their own Invitational at the Gowanda Country Club with a 1:30 pm shotgun start.



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.