PHILADELPHIA – The Salisbury University men's and women's track & field teams picked up a number of personal records and seven top-three finishes on Saturday at the Penn Invitational.
Barnard won the men's 3,000-meter steeplechase, crossing the finish line with a time of 9:36.16, while Lane earned his win in the men's triple jump, covering a distance of 45' 6.5". Tavik kept her dominance in the shot put going, using a heave of 40' 9" to earn the win.
Tavik also picked up a third-place finish in the women's javelin, covering a distance of 125' 1". Sophomore Matt McMurdo had a strong showing the javelin on the men's side, placing third with a distance of 175' 7".
Freshman Ryan Jackson had one of the Sea Gulls' many personal records, shaving a handful of seconds off his top performance in the 5,000-meter run, placing third with a time of 15:06.61. Junior Becca Stinner picked up a second-place finish in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 11:31.53.
The Sea Gulls will take part in a two-day event next weekend when they travel to the West Chester Invitational on Friday and Saturday, April 8 and 9.