Women's XC Team Competes at RWC

Release Date:
October 16, 2004
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

October 16, 2004


ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Hilbert College women’s cross country runner Stacy Zinck (Hornell, NY/Hornell) finished 40th out of 115 runners Saturday at the Harry F. Anderson Invitational at Robert’s Wesleyan College. The senior covered the 5K course in 21:20 and led the Hawks to an 11th place finish in the 12-team field.


RWC’s Erin Doak was the overall winner finishing in 18:28. NCAA Division II Mercyhurst College won the team competition, which featured several NAIA Division II teams as well as NCAA Division I power University at Buffalo.


Hilbert’s Sarah Blosenhauer (Holley, NY/Holley) finished in 91st place and was the second Hawk across the finish line in 28:27. Alicia Mitchell (Buffalo, NY/Traditional), and Amanda McHale (Bradford, PA/Archbishop Walsh) finished 96th and 97th with a shared time of 35:38.


The Hawks will next head to the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Championships Oct. 30 at Frostburg State (MD).

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.