Hilbert Runners Compete at UPB

Release Date:
September 8, 2006
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

BRADFORD, PA – The Hilbert College men’s cross country team competed in a dual meet at conference foe, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford on Friday (UPB). UPB claimed the first seven spots behind Andy Osborn’s first place finish with a time of 20:18.

Leading the way for the visiting Hawks was freshman John Arns (Ripley, NY/Ripley) who covered the 3.3 mile course in 28:46 for an eighth place finish.

The Hawks will head to the Penn State Behrend Invitational on Saturday, September 16th for their next test of the young season.


UPB 15 HC 50 (incomplete)

Hilbert Finishers

8th John Arns 28:46

9th Noah McHale 28:46

10th Matt Reale 32:44

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.