Hilbert harriers place 10th at PSB invitational

Release Date:
September 15, 2007
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

ERIE, PA – The Hilbert College men’s cross country team showcased five true freshmen at Saturday’s Penn State Behrend Invitational and placed 10th out of a field of 11 teams. Mount Union College (15) ran away with the overall title as they dominated the top eight spots. The Raiders’ Kyle Basista turned in the top time of the day with a 26:17 win.

Hilbert’s (271) Brian Boisen (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) placed 72nd out of 100 runners in his first collegiate race finishing in 33:33 over the eight-kilometer course. Chris Spence (Middletown, NY/Middletown) was the next of the Hawks to cross the finish line with a placement of 79th in 34:49.

The Hawks will next prepare to compete at the University at Buffalo’s Stampede Invitational next Saturday, September 22nd.

Hilbert College (10/11) Results

Brian Boisen – (72) 33:33

Chris Spence – (79) 34:49

Antoine Pleasant – (94) 40:03

Dan Walsh – (98) 45:32

Anthony Wizner – (99) 45:33

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.