Scalesse Earns 6th All-America Honor in Final Race of Career
DELAWARE, Ohio – Senior Adam Scalesse became the most decorated Coast Guard Academy track and field athlete as he earned his sixth All-America honor in the final race of his magnificent career as he placed third in the 110 hurdles with a time of 14.34 at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Ohio Wesleyan.
Scalesse, who entered the NCAA Championships as the #1 seed in the event with a time of 14.05, posted a time of 14.21 to win his heat on Friday and clinch a spot in the final.
He finishes third in the event for the second consecutive season after running a 14.50 last season.
Pole vaulter Drew Orsinger was a five-time All-American for the Bears, now passed by Scalesse for the most All-America honors.
Sophomore Luke Campbell from Salisbury set a stadium record with a time of 13.82, the fastest in Division III this season.
Scalesse placed fifth in the 60 meter hurdles during the indoor season this year.
Junior Beth Gollin, making her second consecutive appearance at the NCAA Championships, placed 13th in the 3,000 meter steeplechase with a time of 11:03.64. She was fifth in her heat on Thursday running a 10:51.17 to earn a spot in the final.