Women’s XC team 10th at Golden Flyer Invitational

Release Date:
October 6, 2007
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

ROCHESTER, NY - The Nazareth College women's cross country team won its second consecutive meet and third meet of the season Saturday at the Golden Flyer Invitational. Seniors Jessica Brown (15:50.14) and Ashley Hughes (16:02.71) claimed the top two places beating out a field of 88 competitors over the four-kilometer course.

Hilbert College finished tenth (289) in the ten team field and was paced by sophomore Amanda Phillips’ (Cheektowaga, NY/Cleveland Hill) 61st place finish in 21:14.

The Hawks finished behind the Golden Flyers with a meet low of 24 points, Daemen College (70), Fredonia State (70), Utica College (75), Keuka College (163), D’Youville College (189), Wells College (190), St John Fisher College (233), and Medaille College (241).

The Hawks will return to Rochester, NY for next weekend’s Roberts Wesleyan College Invitational on Saturday, October 13.

Hilbert College (10/10) Results

Amanda Phillips – (61) 21:14

Ryan Achtyl – (69) 22:21

Meghan Sorbera – (78) 23:45

Amanda Ratajczak – (85) 27:57

Amanda McHale – (86) 27:59

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.