NEW ORLEANS – With less than a week until the NCAA announces the field of student-athletes for the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships, the Salisbury University men's sits at No. 22 in the latest United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association computer rankings.
The Sea Gulls moved up one spot, thanks to a strong showing at the Swarthmore Final Qualifier on Monday, grabbing 43.52 points, just 2.4 points behind 21st-ranked Washington and Lee University.
Salisbury is just .28 of a point clear of No. 23 Bowdoin College.
The rankings are based on the national standings by individual student-athletes. Salisbury has five performances that rank in the top 20 nationally, the cut-off point for qualifying for the national championship.
Sophomore Luke Campbell currently has the fastest time in the nation this in the 110-meter hurdles (14.05 seconds) and ranks fourth in the 400-meter hurdles (52.36 seconds).
The Sea Gulls will have on final opportunity to improve their performances, hosting the Salisbury Last Chance Meet this Friday, beginning at 4 p.m.