HC Women’s XC Team Places 9th at Naz

Release Date:
October 7, 2006
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

PITTSFORD, NY – Fredonia State captured the team title at Saturday’s Nazareth College Invitation by beating the host Golden Flyers 20-37. Hilbert College’s (239) women’s cross country team placed 9th in the 11 team field.

Fredonia State’s Jessica Bennett, Rachael McNamera, and Aimee Milks finished first, second and third respectfully with Bennet covering the 4K course in 15:19.

Hilbert College was paced by freshman Amanda Phillips (Buffalo, NY/Cleveland Hill) who was 50th overall with a time of 19:40. Teammate Sue Delvin (Hamburg, NY/Froniter) covered the course in 20:14 and was 59th out of the field of 91 competing.

The Hawks will head off to the Roberts Wesleyan College Invitational next Saturday, October 14th. Start time is scheduled for 10:00 am.


HC 9/11 (256)

Hilbert Finishers

50th Amanda Phillips 19:40

59th Sue Devlin 20:14

81st Sarah Collins 23:50

87th Ashley Giordano 28:18

90th Amanda McHale 33:07

91st Crystal Bateman 33:07

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.