SWARTHMORE, Pa. – The Salisbury University men's and women's track and field programs traveled to Swarthmore, Pennsylvania to compete at the SWAT Last Chance Meet on Monday night. The Sea Gulls saw five new personal records from members of both teams during the competition.
The women saw two new personal records starting with Glory Ebinama as she picked up a victory in the 200-meter dash behind a new personal record time of 25.10 seconds. Teammate Jamie Farley finished just behind, Ebinama picking up a seventh-place finish with a time of 25.94 seconds.
Ashley Mazer rounded out the competitors on the women's side. Mazer posted a new personal record in the 5,000-meter run, crossing the finish line in a time of 18:35.90.
On the men's side the Gulls saw three new personal records, beginning with two in the same race. Conner Masteran and Mason Kimbell each turned in solid performances in the 5,000-meter run as Masteran posted a new personal record time of 15:12.71 while Kimbell completed the race in a time of 15:51.04.
Emmanuel Porquin also recorded a new personal best time in the 800-meter run, crossing the finish line in a time of 1:56.17. Porquin went on to record a solid performance in the 1,500-meter run, coming home in a time of 4:04.76.
Mickey Van Gieson rounded out the group of Sea Gulls to record a new personal record as he posted a mark of 48.79 seconds in the 400-meter dash. Ethan Binnix finished just two seconds behind his teammate, Van Gieson, coming home in a time of 50.55 seconds.
Jack McCloskey capped Salisbury's performance at the meet competing in the 100-meter dash, coming home in a time of 11.22 seconds.
Salisbury returns to action on Wednesday, May 16 when it travels to Baltimore, Maryland to compete at the Eastern College Athletic Conference Championships hosted by Johns Hopkins University. The two-day meet is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. Wednesday morning.