NEW ORLEANS – Salisbury University men's track & field senior Luke Campbell has added another award to his already impressive resume, being named the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association 2016 NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Mideast Regional Men's Track Athlete of the Year, the organization announced on Wednesday.
Campbell has led the Sea Gulls through the 2015-16 indoor season and is in line to defend his national championship in the 60-meter hurdles in the upcoming NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field National Championships. He has won the national title in the event in each of the past two seasons, while he currently sits third in the country with a time of 7.98 seconds to qualify for the national championship meet.
He also is a member of the Gulls' 4x400-meter relay team that is tied for No. 11 in the country with a time of 3:18.93 and will be competing at the NCAA championships, as well.
Already this season, Campbell has captured the Capital Athletic Conference individual championships in the 60 hurdles (7.98 seconds) and the 400-meter dash (49.40 seconds), and on Saturday, he added the Eastern College Athletic Conference championship in the hurdles in 8.01 seconds.
Campbell and the Sea Gulls head to the indoor NCAA championships on Friday, March 11 and Saturday, March 12 for their next meet. The team will also be competing in the Coastal Carolina University Invitational to continue its outdoor season on the same days.
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