Campbell wins twice as Gulls have strong showing at CNU

Campbell wins twice as Gulls have strong showing at CNU

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Salisbury University men's and women's track & field teams traveled south for the New Captains' Classic on Saturday, and had another strong showing with seven event victories.

Freshman Luke Campbell was just off the school record time in the 110-meter hurdles, taking the top spot in the field with a time of 14.61 seconds while also winning the 400-meter hurdles (53.24 seconds). Sophomore Richard Newman came in second in the 400 hurdles (53.75 seconds).

Campbell and Newman teamed up with senior Jacob Adedeji and sophomore Tyler Austin to win the 4x100-meter relay (42.14 seconds).

Freshman Xavier Stinson grabbed the top spot in the high jump, clearing 6' 6" while junior Matt McMurdo (183' 9") and sophomore Ryan DiPascale (166' 7") finished first and second in the javelin. McMurdo also place third in the shot put (45' 9.25").

Sophomore George Martinez placed third in the 1,500-meter run (4:01.24) while senior Chris Sufczynski finished third in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (10:10.38).

Junior Cody Gankiewicz and freshmen Jeff Stone, Erik Hedin and Jay Souder ran the 4x400-meter relay in 3:37.29 to take third in that event.

Sophomores Kira Polimeni (19:15.17) and Olivia Cloud (19:24.95) picked up the top two spots in the 5,000-meter run.

Senior Chelsea Tavik claimed a win along with two second-place finishes. Tavik picked up the top spot in the shot put (46' 2") while finishing as runner-up in the hammer (151' 9") and javelin (127' 10").

Junior Kara Tolson earned a second-place finish (12.78 seconds) in the 100-meter dash and took third in the 200-meter dash (25.56 seconds).

Junior Nancy Gompers picked up a third-place finish in the pole vault (9' 4.25") while sophomore Brooke Schulz took third in the 400-meter hurdles (1:07.07).

The Sea Gulls will be back in action later this week, taking part in the historic Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Thursday, April 25 through Saturday, April 27.

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