CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Senior Sara Parkinson (Lancashire, England/Loughborough University) has been named the season's first America East Women's Cross Country Performer of the Week, as announced by the conference Tuesday.
Parkinson won the Mount St. Mary's Dual 5K's, posting a time of 17:47.47. The time was more than 18 seconds faster than the next fastest competitor and 37 seconds ahead of last year's time at the meet. Parkinson finished sixth at the 2009 America East championship meet.
Next up, the Retrievers travel to Annapolis, Md. for the Navy Invitational on Saturday.