HC women’s XC team competes at Behrend Invit.

Release Date:
September 17, 2005
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

ERIE, PA – The Hilbert College women’s cross country team opened the 2005 season at the Behrend Lions Cross Country Invitational on Saturday in Erie, Pennsylvania. The Hawks were one of 14 teams competing in the women’s 5K race.

Mount Union College’s Jamie Musick was the overall winner with a time of 19:00 to help the Raiders to a third place team finish. Case Western Reserve University won the women’s meet as the Spartans placed five runners in the top 13.

Hilbert junior Susan Devlin (Hamburg, NY/Frontier) was the first Hawk to cross the finish line. Devlin’s time of 24:23 was good enough for 84th place as the Hawks finished in 13th place.

On Friday, September 23rd the Hawks will host D’Youville College and the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford with a start time scheduled for 4:00 pm.

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.