Owls Take Flight At Jim Sheehan Invitational

Owls Take Flight At Jim Sheehan Invitational

LEOMINSTER, Mass.--The Keene State College cross country teams competed at the Jim Sheehan Invitational on Saturday afternoon, with the KSC men in seventh place, while the women were in sixth.

Men's Race

The Owl men were paced by freshman Jacob Pearl, who turned in a 12th place showing in 27:28 on the 8K course.  Robert St. Laurent was in 18th in 27:49, with Cameron Giordano in 46th in 29:27, and Dylan Richards in 56th in 30:07.  Zach Coburn completed the KSC running contingent with a 64th place finish in 30:36.

UMass Dartmouth took home the team title with 42 points, while Jacob Hickey, of the University of New England, was the individual medalist in 25:22.

Women's Race

Junior Lynne Hebert led the way for the Owls, finishing the 5k course in exactly 20 minutes for 16th place.  Christina Martin was 21st in 20:34, while Hannah Jones was in 38th in 21:21, and Skyler Gauthier was in 41st in 21:31.  Chloe Page (51st, 21:49), Alexis Gauthier (67th, 22:29), and Sarah Bialkin (85th, 23:24), rounded out the Owl runners.   Mount Holyoke was the team champion in the women's race, with Babson's Stephanie Rodriguez crossing the finish line first in 18:58.