Salisbury men and women earn No. 8 in Dual Meet rankings

Salisbury men and women earn No. 8 in Dual Meet rankings

NEW ORLEANS – The Salisbury University men's and women's track and field teams moved into the top 25 of the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association NCAA Division III Outdoor Team Dual Meet Rankings with both coming in at No. 8 in their respective rankings, the organization announced on Wednesday.

Both teams have had a successful start to the 2016 outdoor season. The men are coming off of a first-place finish in the Goucher College Track & Field Classic on Saturday, marking the Gulls' second meet win so far this year. The Sea Gulls earned 150.84 points in the rankings, which is also good for second among Mideast Region teams.

The women's team also placed first at the Goucher Classic for their season first-place finish in a meet in 2016. The Gulls earned 121.14 points in the rankings, also good for second in the Mideast region.

The dual meet rankings are designed to show how full track & field teams with at least two athletes per event would fare in head-to-head competition.

Salisbury is back in action on Friday, April 1 in the Colonial Relays at the College of William and Mary.

To view the full dual meet rankings, click here.

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