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HC Runners Finish 11th at PSB Invit.

Release Date:
September 16, 2006
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ERIE, PA – Mount Union College’s Jeremy Velliquette and Jason Sigmund finished one-two on Saturday to lead the Purple Raiders at the Penn State Behrend Cross Country Invitational. The Red Raiders dominated the field by placing five runners in the top nine. The Hilbert College men’s cross country team placed 11th in the 12-team event.

Velliquette finished the five-mile course in 26:03 while Sigmund came in at 26:30. Hilbert’s Lamont Moreno (Harriman, NY/Monroe Woodbury) paced the Hawks with a 50th place finish in 36:34.

The Red Raiders winning score of 21 was followed by Case Western Reserve with 41 and Grove City College with 83. 105 runners competed in the event.

The Hawks return to action next weekend at the University at Buffalo Stampede. The Division I Invitational starts at 11:00 am on Saturday, September 23rd. 

RESULTS

HC 11/12 (316)

Hilbert Finishers

50th Lamont Moreno 36:34

58th John Koniniec 39:42

63rd John Arns 41:39

72nd Noah McHale 46:58

73rd Tom D’Arcy 46:58



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.