PHILADELPHIA – The Salisbury University track & field program traveled to historic Franklin Field on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania to compete in the 125th Penn Relays on Thursday and Friday. The team turned in impressive performances as a new school record, two new personal records, and a school-best individual finish were achieved.
Kyleigh Dumas got the Sea Gulls off to flying start at the relays capturing a third-place finish in the pole vault, clearing the bar at a height of 11' 11.75." Her third-place finish marks the highest finish by an individual Sea Gull student-athlete at the historic meet.
The impressive performances continued in the track events as the women's 4x400-meter relay team of Glory Ebinama, Jamie Farley, Caitlyn Rishell, and Ti'Aira Hairston ran into the record books for Salisbury posting a time of 3:56.00. The team broke the record originally set by themselves just a few weeks ago when they posted a mark of 3:58.47.
Conner Masteran set a new personal record in the 5,000-meter run coming home in a time of 15:07.29.
The men's 4x400-meter relay team rounded out the maroon and gold competitors as the group posted a new season-best mark in the process. The combination of Alex Hardman, Michael Van Gieson, Jeffrey McInnis, and Ethan Binnix posted a season-best time of 3:15.90 in the event to win their heat.
Salisbury returns to action on Friday, May 3 when it travels to Christopher Newport University for the 2019 Capital Athletic Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships.