Track & Field News
The Salem College track & field team smashed some current records and set some new ones at their 1st meet of 2013 at the Power Sox Invitational hosted by Lenoir-Rhyne. Heather Huffman (Winston-Salem, NC), Elizabeth Penley (Newport, NC), Victoria Chaffers (Deltona, FL), Stephanie Hubbard (Sanford, NC), and Sawyer Ferguson (Billings, MT) all set 2 new records each. The 4x400 meter relay (Cristi Magracia (Lemon Grove, CA), Hubbard, Chaffers, Ferguson) beat last year's record by 6 seconds (4:43.71) in their 1st time running together.
Andy Marshall is the cross country and track & field assistant at Salem.
The Salem College Athletic Department has jumped out to a large lead in the 2012-2013 Great South Athletic Conference Presidents' Cup Standings after the fall season.
The Salem College track & field and soccer programs are pleased to announce that Victoria Chaffers has committed and deposited to attend Salem next fall. Chaffers ran track for Randy Cutlip and played soccer for Jay Lecruex at Pine Ridge High School in Florida.
The Salem College track & field team competed in their last meet of the season at the Radford Highlander Invitational this weekend against mainly NCAA Division 1 competition. Stephanie Verdi (High Point, NC) broke the school record for the 5000 meter run in 20:59.63.
The Salem College track & field team set more school records this weekend at the Furman Invitational in South Carolina. The 4x400 meter relay team of Cristi Magracia (Lemon Grove, CA), Courtney Hedgecock (San Diego, CA), Michelle Lawler (Gibsonville, NC) and Karoline Summerville (Charlotte, NC) broke the Salem record with a time of 4:49.41.
The Salem College track team set several new school records at the Wofford Terrier Relays. The 4X800 relay and the distance medley relay had the highest finishes for the Spirits.
The Salem College track and field team broke 2 school records at the Winston-Salem State University Relays this weekend. Ina meet that consisted of NCAA Division I, II, and III teams, Karoline Summerville (Charlotte, NC) broke the schools 800 meter record and Courtney Hedgecock (San Diego, CA) broke the record for the long jump.