Hawks at Golden Flyer Invitational

Nazareth College hosts
Release Date:
October 12, 2009
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

ROCHESTER, NY – Hilbert College traveled to Nazareth College on Saturday, October 10th to compete in the Golden Flyer Invitational, hosted by Nazareth College.

On the men’s side of the team competition, Alfred State College finished the race with a combined team score of just 27 points. Alfred had five runners finish in the top nine spots which helped them to claim the title. Hilbert College finished in 8th place with a combined team score of 221 which was only 8 points shy of the 7th place finish team, but their score was 31 points better than the 9th place team. 
On the women’s side of the team competition, Nazareth College, for the fifth time in six years, claimed the title to their own invitational. The Golden Flyers claimed seven of the top nine spots totally just 24 team points. Hilbert College women’s team did not have five runners on Saturday which disqualified them from team competition. They are listed officially as “incomplete” and their individual times do not tally into team points.
The overall team standings and Hilbert’s results were:
Men’s 4K results:
1.     Alfred State – 27 points
2.     Nazareth College – 42 points
3.     Fingler Lakes Community College – 102 points
4.     Daemen College – 105 points
5.     SUNY ESF College – 118 points
6.     Keuka College – 164 points
7.     Medaille College – 213 points
8.     Hilbert College – 221 points ***
9.     D’Youville College – 252 points
***   20th Robert Minkel 20:38.39; #45 Jeff Gauthier 24:01.66; #47 Aaron Lawrence 24:13.84; #53 RJ Sykora 26:00.15; and # 56 Paul Coleman 32:11.30
Women’s 4K:
1.     Nazareth College – 24 points
2.     Daemen College – 78 points
3.     Alfred State College – 91 points
4.     SUNY ESF College – 109 points
5.     D’Youville College – 124
6.     Keuka College – 131 points
7.     Finger Lakes College – 189 points
8.     Medaille College – 193 points
9.     Wells College – 194 points
%%%   #50 Amanda Phillips: 19:59; #54 Destyn Brown: 21:00.8; # 73 Renee Butler: 34:30.27

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.