Back-to-Back Home Runs in Bottom of the Sixth Secure Comeback Victory for Hawks
Sweep Franciscan in AMCC Play
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- May 1, 2010
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Hamburg, NY: Down five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning was an all too familiar situation for the Hilbert Softball team. Senior Rachel Parker (Hamburg, NY/ Hamburg) and freshman Emili Ripley (Batavia, NY/ Notre Dame Catholic) each hit a 2-RBI home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to secure the 7-6 comeback victory for the Hawks and an AMCC sweep. The Hawks defeated Franciscan University of Steubenville in the first game 5-3. The Hawks improve to 11-19 on the season and 5-13 in the AMCC.
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.