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HC Women Finish 8th at AMCC XC Championships

Release Date:
October 28, 2006
Contact:
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PAINESVILLE, OH – The Hilbert College women’s cross country team finished eighth on Saturday at the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Cross Country Championships. Penn State Behrend’s Jenny Baily was the first to cross the finish line, but Frostburg State placed four runners in the top ten to earn the 2006 team title.

The 5K race at Eleanor B. Garfield Park was a challenge for runners and administrators as poor weather conditions knocked-out the automated time system.

Hilbert’s Amanda Phillips (Buffalo, NY/Cleveland Hill) was the first Hawk to cross the finish line and placed 25th out of 55 competitors. The Hawks score of 188 edged out La Roche College and Medaille College who finished ninth and tenth respectfully.

RESULTS

1 Frostburg State 34

2 Penn State Behrend 39

3 Penn State Altoona 86

4 University of Pitt-Greensburg 113

5 University of Pitt-Bradford 128

6 Mount Aloysius College 159

7 Lake Erie College 169

8 Hilbert College 188

9 La Roche College 197

10 Medaille College Inc.

Hilbert Finishers

25th Amanda Phillips

30th Sue Devlin

43rd Jessica Tinker

51st Kelly Tingley

52nd Courtney Deville

53rd Crystal Bateman



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.