SALISBURY, Md. – The Salisbury University track & field program got its outdoor season started on Saturday hosting the annual Lloyd Sigler Spring meet and the Salisbury University Track & Field Complex.
Alexandra Jakubowski turned in a solid all-around performance for the maroon and gold in both the field and track events. Jakubowski placed third overall in the 200-meter dash, coming home in a time of 30.52 seconds. Meanwhile, she would finish fifth in the hammer throw, recording a toss of 68' 1" and fourth in the javelin after posting a throw of 74' 4."
Yaye' Sy earned a first-place finish the 100-meter hurdles posting a time of 22.10 seconds.
In the field events Alyssa Collier tallied Salisbury's third victory of the day earning the win in the pole vault. Collier cleared the bar at a height of 9' 6.25" to earn the top finish.
Breland Daye earned a second-place finish in the long jump posting a jump of 14' 0.25." She also captured a third-place finish in the triple jump recording a distance of 30' 11.75."
Maiya Chapman earned Salisbury's fourth win of the day claiming victory in the shot put behind a throw of 31' 5.75."
Chapman also earned a win in the discus throw while her teammate Dalina Julien finished third overall. Chapman recorded a throw of 101' 8" to earn the victory while Julien posted a toss of 93' 7."
Both Chapman and Julien had solid showings in the hammer throw as well with Julien finishing third behind a throw of 93' 1" while Chapman finished sixth with a toss of 66' 10."
On the men's side Justin Williams earned a fourth-place finish in the 400-meter dash, coming home in a time of 55.27 seconds.
Joey Wiggins placed second overall in the 800-meter run, finishing the race in 2:07.37.
Christian Ciatteti finished third in the 1,500-meter run with a mark of 4:23.94 while Wiggins placed seventh, coming home in 4:28.61.
A flock of Sea Gulls turned in solid performances in the Steve Brestler Jr. 5,000-meter run with Ryan Eville leading the way with a second-place finish. Meanwhile, Nick Plummer and Jeromy Green finished fourth and fifth while Ciatteti placed seventh. Eville posted a time of 16:33.59, Plummer came in at 16:59.39, Green came home in 17:16.29, and Ciatteti in 18:16.01.
Charlie Schueler finished fourth overall in the 110-meter hurdles, crossing the finish line in a time of 16.21 seconds.
Three members of the maroon and gold would finish back-to-back-to-back in the 400-meter hurdles with Justin Speirs leading the way, capturing the win behind a mark of 58.80 seconds. Schueler finished second with a time of 58.96 seconds to just edge out teammate Caleb Mable, who placed third with a time of 58.97 seconds.
Alex Hall earned the victory in the pole vault clearing the bar at a height of 11' 5.75."
In the shot put Hunter McEntaffer placed fifth with a distance of 34' 0.75." He finished seventh overall in the hammer throw after recording a toss of 68' 9."
Michael Millemann rounded out the group of competitors earning the victory in the javelin with a throw of 165' 5."
Salisbury returns to action on Thursday, March 14 when it travels to Myrtle Beach, S.C. to compete in the three-day Alan Connie Shamrock Invite.