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HC Harriers Finish 10th at UB Meet

Release Date:
September 23, 2006
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BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo (UB) men’s cross country team pulled out a stunning two-point victory over Cornell University on Saturday at the Buffalo Stampede Invitational. The 10-team men’s field competed on the 5.0-mile course at Beaver Island State Park.

UB’s Dan McKenna took the top spot with a time of 27:04 as the Bulls claimed the top three spots. Hilbert College’s Lamont Moreno (Harriman, NY/Monroe Woodbury) paced the visiting Hawks with a 74th place finish in a time of 39:30. 83 runners competed in the race, which saw the Hawks place 10th with 295 points.

Hilbert will return to action on Friday, September 29th at 4:00 pm when they host a tri-meet at Chestnut Ridge Park. Men’s and women’s programs from D’Youville College and the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will be in competition.

RESULTS

HC 10th (295)

Hilbert Finishers

74th Lamont Moreno (39:30

76th John Arns (41:04)

79th Brian Wojcik (44:34)

81st Noah McHale (51:15)

82nd Bobby Brown (51:16)



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.