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HC XC Runners Compete at AMCC Championship

Release Date:
October 29, 2005
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MT. PLEASANT, PA – Frostburg State’s men’s cross country team captured the 2005 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Championship on Saturday. The Bobcats finished in spots two through six to earn 20 points en route to the victory.

Penn State Behrend’s Brad Ruffo was the overall winner with a time of 26:55 to help the Behrend Lions to a second place finish. Hilbert College’s Adam Moody (Chaffee, NY/Chaffee) and Dan Irizarry (Wayland, NY/Wayland-Cohocton) finished in 40th and 41st place respectfully. Moody covered the 8K course in 40:14 and Irizarry finished in 40:15. For more information on the AMCC Men’s Cross Country Championship go to www.amcconf.org.

FINAL RESULTS

1 Frostburg State (20)

2 Penn State Behrend (52)

3 Univ. of Pitt-Greensburg (80)

4 Penn State Altoona (88)

5 Mount Aloysius College (161)

6 Univ. of Pitt-Bradford (164)

7 La Roche College (189)

8 Hilbert College (Incomplete)

9 Lake Erie College (Incomplete)



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.