Hawks Blanked by Wildcats

Release Date:
September 12, 2011
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333


HAMBURG, NY – Daemen College took home a 5-0 shutout over the host Hilbert College in men’s soccer September 12. The NAIA scholarship-school outshot the Hawks (28-7) and held the advantage in corner kicks (11-3) as they worked efficiently towards their second shut-out in a row. Hilbert drops to 0-4.

Daemen took a 3-0 lead into half time off Kyle Clifford’s two goals and a Josh Radecki score.   Stephen Linderman and Zakariah Hall (2 assists) scored the remaining goals in the second 45-minute period.

 Junior defender James Knapp earned the Hawks two second-half shots on goal. Goalie Jeremy Kraska left the game at intermission due to a finger injury and Scott Walker finished the game with 6 saves.

Hilbert continues their home-stand with another game September 14 against Elmira College (4pm).

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.