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Fall sports to begin practices soon / Free physicals
Release Date:
August 7, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

HAMBURG, NY:--Richard Walsh, Director of Athletics at Hilbert College, has released the fall sports practice schedules.  All returning athletes and any first time Hawks can participate in practices beginning Wednesday, August 19, 2009 for men's and women's soccer and women's volleyball teams.  Prior to any athlete practicing, they must be cleared medically and be evaluated academically in addition to having all their NCAA/Hilbert College compliance paper work signed and on file.  All other sports will begin practicing after school begins September 8, 2009. 

All the necessary paperwork and forms are posted on the webpage. It is recommended that each athlete print all forms / complete and submit them prior to their first practice time so they may begin participating without any delay.  All forms will be collected by the appropriate head coach or they maybe turned into Kara Rehbaum, Assistant Athletics Director.

On Wednesday, August 19th, from 9 am to 11 am, Buffalo Spine and Sports Institute, P.C. will be on campus at the Hafner Recreation Center performing free physicals for any athlete who hasn't been seen by their primary doctor.

Practices for women's volleyball team will be: Wednesday, 19th: 7 - 9 am and then again from 6:30 - 8:30 pm.  Expect the same schedule for the first few days of practice.

Practices for women's soccer team will be: Wednesday, 19th: 9 - 10:30 am; and 1 - 2 pm; and finally 6 - 8 pm.  Expect a very similar schedule for the first few days of practice.

Practices for men's soccer team will be: Wednesday, 19th: 10 am - 11:30 am and then again from 12:30 - 2:30 pm.  Expect the same schedule for the first few days of practice.

Please contact Richard Walsh with any questions: 716-926-8800.

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.