HC men’s XC team competes at Behrend Invit.

Release Date:
September 17, 2005
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

ERIE, PA – The Mount Union College men’s cross country team placed six runners in the top 12 en route to a win at Saturday’s Behrend Lions Cross Country invitational in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Stephen Hrinda of Case Western Reserve University was the overall winner in 25:44 to help the Spartans to a second place finish on the 8K course.

Hilbert College freshman John Koniniec (Depew, NY/Depew) covered the course in 39:12 and finished in 99th place. The Hawks finished in 10th place overall.

Friday, September 23rd at 4:00 pm the Hawks will play host to the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.

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.