Seventeen Sea Gulls earn All-CAC honors

Seventeen Sea Gulls earn All-CAC honors

FRESDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Capital Athletic Conference released 2018 honors for indoor track & field and 17 Sea Gulls earned recognition from the conference for their performances at the 2018 CAC Indoor Track & Field Championships.

Women

Kyleigh Dumas, Jamie Farley, and the distance medley relay team of Kate Sigman, Shea McCloskey, Caitlyn Rishell, and Carly Sniffen all earned first-team All-CAC honors. Dumas, who was competing in her second indoor CAC championships won the pole vault clearing the bar at a height of 10' 11.75". It is the second straight year Dumas has earned All-CAC honors being named to the second team last season.

Farley not only earned a first-place finish in the 400-meter dash but also broke the CAC indoor championship, CAC meet, and school records. Farley came home in a time of 57.63 seconds to earn the victory.

The distance medley relay team picked up a first-place finish coming home in a time of 13:00.75.

Jacqueline Seymour, McCloskey, and Farley all earned second-team honors for their performances at the championships. Seymour picked up a second-place finish in the high jump clearing the bar at height of 5' 1".

Farley not only picked up a second-place finish in the 200-meter dash but also broke her fourth record of the weekend setting a new school record with a time of 25.76 seconds. McCloskey finished her weekend placing second in the 800-meter run.

Men

Duncan Ferrin was one of five members on the men's team to earn first-team accolades. Ferrin captured a first-place finish in the weight throw recording a distance of 54' 11.50". 

Ferrin was accompanied by the 4x400-meter relay team of Mickey Van GiesonAlex HardmanTyler Hardman, and Ethan Binnix that earned a first-place finish in the race. The team combind to come home in a time of 3:26.32. 

Five Sea Gulls earned a spot on the second team as the distance medley relay team of Justin Blanche, Ethan Binnix, Joey Wiggins, and Emmanuel Porquin earned the honor after a second-place finish in the race.

Donovan Beckett-Simms, who was competing in his first CAC indoor championships, earned second-team honors for placing second in the triple jump.

Salisbury returns to action on Sunday, February 25 when it travels to George Mason University to compete in the George Mason Winter Games. The meet is scheduled to start at 9 a.m.        

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