SALISBURY, Md. – The Salisbury University men's and women's track & field programs competed at Christopher Newport University in the Captains Classic this weekend.
Both Duncan Ferrin and Kyleigh Dumas each made their presence felt as they both found their way into the track & field records books. Ferrin posted a new mark in the hammer throw while Dumas broke her own record in the pole vault.
Dumas picked up Salisbury's first win of the day earning a first-place finish in the high jump. Dumas posted a mark of 12' which not only earned her the victory but also broke the record she previously set earlier this season of 11' 5.75".
Glory Ebinama got the Sea Gulls off and running posting a second-place finish in the 100-meter finals crossing the finish line in a time of 12.51 seconds.
Jamie Farley and Caitlyn Rishell each turned in solid performances in the 400-meter dash earning second and sixth-place finishes. Farley came home in a time of 58.94 seconds while Rishell posted a mark of 1:00.86.
Shea McCloskey earned a fourth-place finish in the 800-meter run completing the race in a time of 2:20.88.
In the 3,000-meter run Ashley Mazer and Abby Potter finished back-to-back placing third and fourth respectively. Mazer crossed the finish line in a time of 10:47.13 while Potter came home in a time of 10:57.02.
Jillian Swaim earned a second-place finish in the in the 10,000-meter run coming home in a time 42:09.91.
Taylor Bailey turned in a solid performance in the 100-meter hurdles placing sixth overall posting a time of 15.89 seconds.
The three relay teams all ran solid races starting with the 4x100-meter relay team. The team of Bailey, Ashley Luton, Kaitlin Isabell, and Ebinama captured a fourth-place finish posting a time of 49.18 seconds.
The 4x400-meter relay of Luton, Tyrrell, Claire Billings, and Rishell placed fourth coming home in a time of 4:12.79 while the team of Liana Foianini, McCloskey, Kate Sigman, and Carly Sniffen posted a time of 4:31.22 to place sixth.
In the field events three Gulls earned back-to-back-to-back finishes in the high jump as Jacqueline Seymour, Isabell, and Bethany Williams placed second thru fourth respectively. Both Seymour and Isabell cleared the bar at a height of 4' 11.75" while Williams posted a height of 4' 9.75".
Bailey earned a sixth-place finish in the long jump recording a jump of 16' 10.75".
Dalina Julien garnered a sixth-place finish in the discus posting a mark of 121' 5".
Imani Hasell earned a second-place finish in the hammer throw with a throw of 140' 7" while Julien placed sixth after recording a throw of 93' 4".
Summer Bingaman captured a second-place finish in the javelin throw after posting a throw of 101' 7".
Ferrin earned the second victory of the weekend for the maroon and gold picking up a first-place finish in the hammer throw. Ferrin's throw of 190' not only gave him the win but also breaks the previous hammer throw record of 186' 7" which Ferrin set earlier this season.
Mickey Van Gieson earned a second-place finish in the 400-meter dash coming home in a time of 49.38 seconds. Alex Hardman earned a fourth-place finish crossing the finish line a time of 49.89 seconds while Ethan Binnix picked up a sixth-place finish posting a mark of 50.92 seconds.
A trio of Gulls earned top-three finished in the 3,000-meter run with Conner Masteran picking up the victory. Masteran came up in a time of 8:54.18 to edge out teammates Michael Weber and Mason Kimbell, who placed second and third respectively while posting times of 9:17.05 and 9:19.65.
Matthew Adedeji captured a first-place finish in the high jump after posting a jump of 6' 7.25".
Alex Hall garnered a third-place finish in the pole vault clearing the bar at a height of 11' 0.25".
In the men's long jump McInnis picked a third-place finish after posting a jump of 21' 2.75" while Adedeji finished sixth recording a jump of 20' 3".
Donovan Beckett-Simms and Adedeji finished back-to-back in the triple jump finishing second and third respectively. Beckett-Simms posted a jump of 45' 5.75" while Adedeji recorded a mark of 44' 8.75".
Salisbury will returns to action on Thursday, April 26 when it will travel to compete in the historic Penn Relays at the University of Pennsylvania.