Kociscak ran to second in 14:57, finishing seven seconds behind the leader and one second ahead of the runner behind her.
Sarah Holland (Sr., Dousman, Wis.) placed 14th with a time of 15:42. Finishing in 18th was Lauren Howe (Sr., Siren, Wis.) in 16:07.
Carolyne Bocovich (Jr., Andover, Minn.) was 21st in 16:24 and Madison Watson (Fy., Nampa, Idaho) was 23rd in 16:38. She was trailed slightly by Hannah Toedter (Fy., Wadena, Minn.) in 24th with a time of 16:39.
Amber Hoban (Sr., Mendota Heights, Minn.) finished out the top seven Piper finishers with a 30th place finish in 17:05.
Hamline next races on Saturday, October 16, at UW-LaCrosse. The race is scheduled to start at 11:30 a.m.