Hilbert’s Baker named ECAC Player of the Week

Second recognition this week
Release Date:
March 23, 2010
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

CAPE COD, MA – The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) has announced the Players of the Week for softball, baseball and men’s as well as women’s lacrosse for the week ending March 21, 2010. 

For the second time this week, Hilbert College sophomore Halsey Baker (Scio, NY/Scio) is being honored for her athletic accomplishments during her softball team’s Fast Pitch Dreams Tournament played in Myrtle Beach, SC.  The Co-Players of the Week for the Division III South region are Baker and Kaitlyn Robbins, a junior shortstop from the United States Merchant Marine Academy.  Baker was a force at the plate, going 17-23 (.739) to lead the Hawks to a 6-2 start.  With four doubles and two home runs, she racked up nine RBI and seven runs scored.  The 3rd basemen also drew three walks and struck out just once during her team’s 7 games played.
On Monday, March 22, Baker was name the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Player of the Week.

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.