Hawks Run at Roberts Wesleyan Invite

Release Date:
September 27, 2008
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College cross country program participated in the Roberts Wesleyan College Invitational on Saturday morning.

On the men’s side, on the 8K track, Chris Spence (New York, NY/St. Agres) was the top finished for the Hawks, recording a time of 35:44 to place 73rd. Tillman Davis (Utica, NY/Notre Dame High School) ran a time of 39:45 to finish 76th. Mark Smith (Plamerson North, New Zealand/Palmerson North) placed 79th with a time of 45:46.

For the women, Amanda Phillips (Cheektowaga, NY/Cleveland Hill) topped the Hilbert attack with a time of 22:30, placing her 55th. Amanda Trickey (Clifton Springs, NY/Canandaigua Academy) ran a time of 24:00 to place 71st. Laura Wilson (Buffalo, NY/Grover Cleveland) placed 78th overall with a time of 26:14. Jessica Tinker (Linwood, NY/York Central) placed 81st with a time of 27:46.

The Hawk’s return to the trails Oct. 4 at the Geneseo Invitational at Letchworth State Park.

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.