Lady Hawk Runners Finish 3rd at Tri-Meet

Release Date:
September 29, 2006
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ORCHARD PARK, NY – The University of Pitt-Bradford women’s cross country team topped D’Youville College and Hilbert College on Friday at Chestnut Ridge Park. The Panthers Ali Merstock finished first overall with a time of 20:11 to lead the field of 16 runners on the 3.1 mile course.

Hilbert’s Amanda Phillips (Buffalo, NY/Cleveland Hill) was the Hawks top runner finishing third overall in 23:30 followed by teammate Sue Devlin (Hamburg, NY/Frontier) who was fourth in 23:39.

D’Youville’s Julie Boehly finished fifth and her time of 23:51 helped the Spartans to a second place finish ahead of an incomplete Hilbert team.

The Hawks will be back in action on Saturday, October 7th at the Nazareth College Invitational.


UPB 23 – DYC – 32 – HC – Inc.

Hilbert Finishers

3rd Phillips 23:30

4th Devlin 23:39

14th Tingley 32:42

16th Bateman 40:57

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.