Women’s XC Competes at Geneseo State Invit.

Release Date:
October 1, 2005
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

MT. MORRIS, NY – Hilbert College junior Susan Devlin (Hamburg, NY/Frontier) covered the women’s 5K course at Letchworth State Park in 24:05 Saturday to place 144th at the Geneseo State Invitational on Saturday. Devlin’s finish was out of 172 runners as the Hawks placed 16th in the 16-team event.

Host Geneseo State owned spots four through 11 and won the team competition with 25 points on the day. Megan Brown, running independently as an alum from the University of Toronto, was the overall winner with a time of 16:40. The next closest finisher was Potsdam State’s Jodie Schoppmann in 17:08.

The Hilbert College women’s cross country team returns to action next Friday, October 7th as the Hawks travel to the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. Start time is 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.