Hawk Harriers Run By Panthers

Release Date:
October 10, 2003
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

HAMBURG, N.Y. – The Hilbert College men’s and women’s cross country teams scored a pair of narrow victories over visiting Pitt-Bradford University yesterday in NCAA Division III cross country action.

Hilbert sophomore Chris Frunzi (St. Francis/Hamburg, NY) finished second behind Pitt-Bradford’s Pat Legler who’s winning time of 33:41 won the men’s 4.5-mile race. The Hawks came out on top 24-33 to score their second straight victory over the Panthers.

Alicia Mitchell (Traditional/Buffalo, NY) paced the Lady Hawks with a third place finish in 28:03 over the 3.1-mile women’s course. The Panthers Jen Projdence was the top finisher of the afternoon winning in 25:42. Hilbert picked up the 28-29 win with top runner Katy Dorsheimer (Frontier/Hamburg, NY) resting for this weekend’s meet at the University at Buffalo.

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.