Hawks and Mavericks Run Dual Meet

Release Date:
October 10, 2008
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

The Hilbert College cross country program competed in a dual meet against Medaille College, Thursday afternoon at Frontier High School.

The meet was won by Medaille on both the men and women’s side. On the men’s side, the Mavericks defeated the Hawks 25-30 and on the women’s side the Mavericks were victorious 24-31. On the Men’s side the event was won by Medaille’s Chris Ribble, with a time of 33:37. Finishing first overall for the women was Maverick Bridget George with a time of 22:49.

For Hilbert, the top finishers on the men’s side were Ken Sherrie who finished the course in a time of 35:34. Sherrie finished 2nd overall on the men’s side. Finishing 5th overall was sophomore Chris Spence (New York, NY/St. Agres Middletown). Chris Parrott finished 6th overall on the men’s side with a time of 38:35. Tillman Davis (Utica, NY/Notre Dame High School) ran a time of 38:48 to finish 7th overall. John Koniniec placed 10th overall with a time of 41:37.

For the women, junior Amanda Phillips (Cheektowaga, NY/Cleveland Hill) finished second overall with a time of 23:20. Junior Amanda Trickey (Clifton Springs, NY/Canandaigua Academy) finished 5th overall with a time of 24:58. Freshman Laura Wilson (Buffalo, NY/Grover Cleveland) recorded a time of 27:10 to finish 7th. Sam Lawrence and Sarah Collins placed 8th and 9th with times of 29:46 and 30:16 respectively.

The Hawks return to the trails Oct. 11 at the Nazareth College Invitational.

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.