Dorsheimer Retains XC Title

Release Date:
October 27, 2003
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

CAZENOVIA, N.Y. – Hilbert College’s Katy Dorsheimer (Frontier/Hamburg, NY) won her second straight North Eastern Athletic Conference championship on Saturday in women’s collegiate cross country action.

The junior from nearby Frontier High School covered the 3.1-mile course in 21:55, setting a new course record. It was Dorsheimer’s third win of the season as she finished 1:08 ahead of Keuka College’s Katrina DeWitt. The Hilbert Lady Hawks placed fourth overall on the day.

Dorsheimer placed first in three races last year, including the 2002 NEAC championship. She has never lost on her home course where she is 5-0 in two seasons. She will now focus on next Saturday’s 11 a.m. Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Championship at Pitt-Bradford University.

For her efforts, Dorsheimer has been recognized as the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Runner-of-the-Week for the week ending Oct. 26.

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.