DYC Spoils Devlin XC Win

Release Date:
October 22, 2005
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

HAMBURG, NY – Hilbert College’s Sue Devlin (Hamburg, NY/Frontier) was the overall winner Saturday morning, but D’Youville College came out on top with a 20-35 dual meet win over the host Hawks.

Devlin’s time of 16.41 over the 2.5 mile course gave the junior her first win of the season. Marissa Sappelt’s time of 19:20 led the visiting Spartans as D’Youville claimed spots two through six to earn the win.

The Hawks will head to the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Championships next weekend in Greensburg, PA. The women’s race is scheduled for 11:00 AM and the men’s race will start at 12:00 PM on Saturday, October 29.

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.