WAVERLY, IOWA - Salisbury University men's track & field senior Luke Campbell qualified for the finals in the 110-meter hurdles during the second day of the 2016 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field National Championships on Friday.
Campbell ran in the third heat of the preliminary races and finished second in his heat with a 14.35-second race. Overall, he posted the sixth-best time of the preliminaries to earn a spot in the finals.
He came on strong in the final stretch of the race over the last few hurdles to grab second, overtaking a couple opposing runners.
With the effort, the Sea Gulls will now be competing in three finals' events in the third day of the national championship meet on Saturday, May 28.
The first event of the final day of the title meet for the Gulls will be the 110 hurdles, as Campbell will battle for his fourth-straight national championship in the event; the race is set to start at 2:50 p.m., Eastern Time.