HC harriers run seventh at Nazareth Invitational

Release Date:
October 6, 2007
The Office of Sports Information
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ROCHESTER, NY – Hilbert College’s men’s cross country team recorded a seventh place finish on Saturday at the Nazareth College Invitational. The six-kilometer course was covered in 21:18 by the host team’s Aaron Sirtoli who was the overall individual winner.

Hilbert’s Chris Spence (Middletown, NY/Middletown) paced the Hawks with a time of 26:15; good enough for 42nd place on the day. The field saw 76 runners compete with Fredonia State capturing the team title with a low score of 27 points.

The victorious Blue Devils finished ahead of Utica College (46), Nazareth College (52), Daemen College (121), Keuka College (151), Medaille College (184), and Hilbert with 201. Wells College placed last with a score of 202.

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

Hilbert College (7/8) Results

Chris Spence – (42) 25:15

Brian Boisen – (52) 27:51

Antoine Pleasant – (69) 31:22

Anthony Wizner – (72) 32:35

Dan Walsh – (73) 32:39

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.