Women’s XC competes at PSB invitational

Release Date:
September 15, 2007
The Office of Sports Information
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ERIE, PA – Mount Union College took away the women’s cross country title by finishing first through third, and claiming the sixth and eighth finishers at Saturday’s Penn State Behrend Invitational. Anna McClaugherty finished first overall in a time of 19:16 to lead the Raiders past a field of 15 teams.

Hilbert College’s Amanda Phillips (Cheektowaga, NY/Cleveland Hill) was the first of the Hawks to cross the finish line placing 72nd out of 88 competitors. The sophomore’s time of 27:30 was slightly ahead of freshman Meghan Sorbera’s (Burlington Flats, NY/Edmeston) 29:55 (81).

The Hawks will next prepare for Saturday’s University at Buffalo’s Stampede Invitational with the gun going off at 11:00 am.

Hilbert College (Incomplete) Results

Amanda Phillips - (72) 27:30

Meghan Sorbera - (81) 29:55

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.