Scranton Tops Hawks

Release Date:
March 16, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College softball team opened its season with a 12-4 loss at the hands of the Univeristy of Scranton on Sunday afternoon (March 15, 2009) at the Fast Pitch Dreams Tournament in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Junior Rachel Parker (Hamburg, NY/Hamburg) and sophomore Amanda Ratajczak (Cheektowaga, NY/Maryvale) each had solo home runs in the game.


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.