FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Capital Athletic Conference released weekly track & field honors on Tuesday afternoon and Salisbury University earned three of the four accolades. Duncan Ferrin, Imani Hasell, and Jamie Farley each earned conference recognition for their outstanding performances over the weekend at the Mason Last Chance Meet.
Ferrin was named the CAC men's Field Athlete of the Week after garnering a first-place finish in the weight throw. Ferrin recorded a throw of 59' 11.25" to not only earn the victory but also break the school record in the event by over three feet.
His throw breaks the previous record set by Jay Drenner back in 2012 when Drenner recorded a throw of 56' 4.75". Ferrin's throw moved him into 13th overall in the NCAA with one week left before the NCAA Championships.
Farley and Hasell swept the women's awards with Farley being named women's Track Athlete of the Week and Hasell being named the Field Athlete of the Week.
Farley not only picked up two victories in her events but broke another school record, posting a new time in the 500-meter run. Farley crossed the finish line in a time of 1:19.06 breaking the previous record of 1:21.39 set by Claire Lawrence back in 2013. She also earned a first-place finish in the 200-meter dash, coming home in a time of 25.74 seconds.
Hasell set a new personal record in the weight throw, posting a throw of 49' 6.25". With the throw Hasell earned a second-place finish in the event.
Salisbury returns to action on Friday and Saturday, March 2-3 when it travels to New York, New York to compete in the 2018 Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships. The meet is scheduled to start on Friday, March 2 at 4 p.m.