YORK, Pa. – The Salisbury University men's and women's track & field teams swept the Capital Athletic Conference's weekly awards on Tuesday as junior Chelsea Tavik and sophomore Kara Tolson were named CAC Women's Track & Field Athletes of the Week and senior Jay Drenner and sophomore Jacob Adedeji earned CAC Men's Track & Field Athlete of the Week honors.
Tavik earned Athlete of the Week recognition for the fourth time this season after posting four top-six performances at the Johns Hopkins/Loyola Invitational on Saturday. Tavik broke the school record in the hammer throw with a 158' 11" mark to finish second in that event. She also won the shot put with a 44' 4.25" toss. Tavik is currently tops nationally in the shot put and 25th overall in the hammer. Tavik also was fourth in the javelin and sixth in the discus at the JHU/Loyola meet.
Tolson picked up Athlete of the Week honors for the fourth time during the indoor and outdoor seasons after winning the 200-meter dash in a school-record time of 25.46 seconds. Tolson added a second-place finish in the 100 meters (12.56) and was third in the long jump.
Drenner finished in the top four in three events. For the third straight week, he set the team record in the hammer throw (172' 1") to lead the meet. Drenner also took second in the discus (148') and fourth in the shot put (45' 10.25").
Adedeji won the 100-meter dash in a time of 11.19 seconds and was part of the 4x100-meter relay, which won the event in 42.01 seconds, the 14th best time in the nation.
Salisbury is back in action at Christopher University's New Captains' Classic on April 21, beginning at 9 a.m.