Campbell, McGowan lead Sea Gulls through Colonial Relays

Campbell, McGowan lead Sea Gulls through Colonial Relays

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - The Salisbury University men's and women's track & field teams wrapped up the three-day Colonial Relays at the College of William and Mary on Saturday evening.


The No. 10 men's team posted eight top-10 finishes during the meet, led by senior Luke Campbell who took first in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 51.24 seconds. Campbell also placed second in the 110-meter hurdles in 14.40 seconds.

Senior George Martinez added a seventh-place finish in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 3:59.28, and sophomore Zach Schmelz placed 10th in the 400-meter dash in 48.76 seconds.

Campbell and Schmelz teamed with junior Jerel Madison and sophomore Jack McCloskey in the 4x100-meter relay, taking sixth in 42.96 seconds.

Sophomore Matthew Adedeji led the field events in the triple jump in fifth with a 42' 9.75" leap.

In the pole vault, sophomore Ryan Pappas tied for ninth with a top effort of 13' 1.5".

Junior Andrew Volz led the throws for the Sea Gulls, taking ninth in the hammer throw with a 136' 6" heave.


The Sea Gull women were led in the meet by junior Meghan McGowan, as she placed ninth in the high jump with a leap of 5' 3".

Also in the jumps, junior Ashley Jackson tied for 18th in the triple jump with a distance of 34' 2.75".

Salisbury also saw three personal records fall over the weekend, as sophomore Breanna Sherman posted a time of 12.75 in the 100-meter dash. The second personal best in the sprints was set by junior Kelsey Larger in the 400-meter dash in 1:01.15.

Sophomore Alison Schwartz set the final personal record, as she registered a time of 18:56.68 in the 5,000-meter run to take 28th in the event. She was joined by classmate Jessica Lane who placed 25th in a time of 18:47.97.

The Gulls added two more top-25 finishes in the relays. Freshman Jamie Farley, sophomore Chanel Beaudoin, Sherman, and Larger placed 19th in the 4x100-meter relay in 50.12 seconds.

Rounding out the meet, Beaudoin, Larger, and Farley teamed with junior Stephanie Bidle in the 4x400-meter relay, taking 25th in 4:03.55.

The Sea Gulls travel to George Mason University for the George Mason Open on Saturday, April 9 for their next meet; the event is set to start at 9 a.m.

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