Softball Falls in AMCC Double Header Opener

Parker hits first home run of season
Release Date:
March 29, 2010
The Office of Sports Information
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Cresson, PA: On Saturday, March 27, the Hilbert  softball team opened up conference play against Mt. Aloysius College in Cresson, PA. The Hawks came up short in the double header contest falling 7-1 and 11-1 (5 innings).  Hilbert’s record drops to 6-4 overall and 0-2 in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference.

Freshman Emili Ripley (Batavia, NY/ Notre Dame Catholic) and senior Rachel Parker (Hamburg, NY/ Hamburg) were the only Hawks to cross home plate on the day. Ripley advanced home on an RBI by Carole Jones (Bliss, NY/ Letchworth) to give Hilbert the lone run in game one.
Parker generated the only offense in game two with her first home run of the season. The Mounties were able to end the second game in five innings after earning 11 runs through the first four innings. Mt. Aloysius had an impressive 18 runs scored off of 18 hits between the two games.
The Hawks are scheduled to return to action on Wednesday, March 31, as they travel to Geneseo State University for a non conference match up. The game is set for a 3:00 pm start.

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.