October 30, 2010

Kociscak finishes fifth as women run in MIAC Championships

The Pipers finished seventh as a team. St. Olaf won the 2010 team championships.

Kociscak crossed the line in fifth after running to the finish in 22:44.9.

Finishing in 20th place was Sara Holland (Jr., Dousman, Wis.) in 23:43.1.

Lauren Howe (Sr., Siren, Wis.) placed 40th in 24:26.7 and Carolyne Bocovich (Jr., Andover, Minn.) was 52nd in 24:47.9.

The rest of the Piper top seven clustered together at the finish, as first-year Asha Ghassemlouei (Mendota Heights, Minn.) was 63rd 25:32.5, senior Amber Hoban (Mendota Heights, Minn.) was 66th in 25:37.5, and first-year Maria Theisen (Minneapolis, Minn.) was 68th in 25:42.4. 

Hamline will race in the Fall Finale at Saint John's on Friday, November 5, before competing in the Central Region Championships in Waverly, Iowa, on Saturday, November 13.