Dumas breaks pole vault record at Swarthmore

Dumas breaks pole vault record at Swarthmore

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – The Salisbury University track & field programs returned to the track to compete at the SWAT Last Chance Meet hosted by Swarthmore College on Monday evening. Kyleigh Dumas led the way for the Sea Gulls as she broke the record in the pole vault for the second straight meet.  


Dumas broke her second record in as many meets as she cleared the bar at a height of 12' 5.5" to finish first. Her new mark breaks the previous one she herself set at 12' 4.5" at the Capital Athletic Conference Championships just over a week ago.  

The women's 4x100-meter relay team of Ashley Luton, Glory Ebinama, Jamie Farley, and Alicia Meier turned in an impressive performance finishing second overall behind a mark of 49.38 seconds. 

In the 400-meter dash Farley placed fourth overall clocking in at 57.14 seconds. Teammate Meier finished just behind Farley as she crossed the finish line in a time of 59.69 seconds to place ninth. 

Ebinama concluded her evening with a fifth-place finish in the 200-meter dash coming home in a time of 25.88 seconds. 

In the 4x400-meter relay the team of Ti'Aira Hairston, Farley, Luton, and Caitlyn Rishell earned a third-place finish as the group came in with a mark of 3:57.96.   


The men's 4x100-meter relay team got the men's side off to fantastic start as the team of picked up the maroon and gold's second victory of the day. The combination of Justin Williams, Michael Van Gieson, Alex Hardman, and Jeffrey McInnis clocked in at a time of 41.58 seconds to earn the win. 

In the 4x400-meter relay the combination of Hardman, Van Gieson, McInnis, and Ethan Binnix placed second overall as the team clocked a time of 3:16.23 to earn the finish. 

Emmanuel Porquin ran in both the 800-meter and 1,500-meter runs clocking times of 1:57.61 and 4:00.03 respectively. 

In the field events Zachary Stump earned a third-place finish in the pole vault as he cleared the bar at a height of 14' 11."

Salisbury returns to action Thursday, May 23 when it will compete at the NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championships in Geneva, Ohio. The field of competitors will be announced later this week. 


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