KEENE, N.H.--Senior Lauren Perkowski won the Keene State College Invitational with a dominating performance in a field of nearly 200 runners on Saturday at Owl Athletic Complex.
Perkowski paced the field of 193, taking an early lead and ultimately covering the 5K course in 18:06.1. Lynne Hebert was 27th in 19:23.6, while Christina Martin was 41st in 19:46.9. Skyler Gauthier was 79th in 20:44.7, while Alexis Gauthier (83rd, 20:49.4), Chloe Page (85th, 20:50.2), Sarah Bialkin (138th, 22:33.2), and Kara Guinan (154th, 23:18.0) completed the KSC runners. The Owls placed seventh overall as a team; Williams College took home the team title.
Freshman Jacob Pearl also put in a strong performance, finishing fourth out of 193 with an 8K time of 26:17.9. Robby St. Laurent was 37th in 27:39.4, and Zach Coburn was 62nd in 28:24.4. Williams College also won the men's team race, while Suffolk's Matyas Csiki-Fejer was the individual medalist in 25:57.3.