HC Lady Harriers Come Up Short at UPB

Release Date:
September 8, 2006
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

BRADFORD, PA – The Hilbert College women’s cross country team turned in a strong performance at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford (UPB) on Friday, but lost to the Panthers 19-39.

UPB’s Ali Mertsock was the overall winner with a time of 23:05 while teammate Kara Karr finishing second in 25:23. Hilbert’s Sue Devlin (Hamburg, NY/Frontier) was the first Hawk to cross the finish line. The senior finished the 3.3 mile course in 26:59 and finished in third place.

The Hawks will prepare for their next showing on September 16th at the Penn State Behrend Invitational.


UPB 19 HC 30

Hilbert Finishers

3rd Sue Devlin (26:59)

6th Sarah Collins (32:44)

9th Ashley Giordano (39:06)

10th Amanda McHale (40:34)

11th Rachel Edwards (40:34)

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.