Hilbert Softball Team Drops Two in Myrtle Beach

Release Date:
March 17, 2004
The Office of Sports Information
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March 17, 2004


Myrtle Beach, S.C.Gettysburg College picked up two unearned runs on the way to beating Hilbert College 3-2 today in NCAA Division III women’s softball action. The Bullets got the game winner in the fifth inning and held off the Hawks to improve to 2-2 on the season.


Freshman Kaitlyn Miller (Depew/Depew, NY) tried to keep the Hawks alive by going two for four from the plate with an RBI double. Freshman pitcher Meghan Gollaher (Spencerport/Rochester, NY) suffered her first loss of the year as the Hawks (3-1) failed to keep their undefeated season going.


In the second game, Chowan College (13-5) pounded out eight straight runs on their way to winning in five innings. Miller took the loss for the Hawks who stand at 3-2 after five games.


Hilbert returns to action tomorrow against Centenary College at 9:30 a.m. with game two against Alvernia College scheduled for 11:30 a.m.

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.