Hawks Battle to Overtime

Zinni makes eight saves
Release Date:
September 9, 2010
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

Pepper Pike, OH – The Hilbert College women’s soccer team battled Ursuline College on the road Wednesday, September 8, but had to travel home with a 1-0 overtime loss. During the 90-minute regulation game, Ursuline held the advantage of shots on goal (8-3); Junior goalkeeper Mary Zinni (Batavia, NY/Batavia) kept the Hawks in the game with 8 saves forcing overtime.

Ursuline’s Hillary Crookston capitalized nine minutes into the first overtime on the first shot on net from either team. Her goal ended the sudden death overtime period and dropped the Hawks record to 1-3.
Hilbert opens their next home stretch of play this Saturday, September 11th against Clarkson and Sunday, September 12th against Chatham. Both games will kick off at 1 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.