NEW ORLEANS – Salisbury University men's track & field senior Luke Campbell capped his decorated career with the Sea Gulls on Saturday with two more NCAA Division III national championships at the outdoor national championship meet and has been named the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association NCAA Division III Men's National Track Athlete of the Year for the effort, the organization announced on Tuesday.
Campbell garnered the award after tallying the 110- and 400-meter hurdles' national championships to bring his career total of titles to 11, setting the record for most national championships between the indoor and outdoor seasons for Division III men. He started the day in the 110 hurdles, running in 13.93 seconds for the title, before running the 400 hurdles in 50.52 seconds.
This marks the second time that Campbell has been named the Athlete of the Year, winning the honor in consecutive years.
He also earned All-American status in the 4x400-meter relay, running the anchor leg for the Sea Gulls, as they placed eighth in the meet in 3:17.90.
With the championship wins, Campbell tallied his fourth-straight in the 110 hurdles, giving him the title in each season with the Sea Gulls. In the 400 hurdles, the Brunswick, Maryland native earned his third-straight championship.
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