Zach Schmelz, Salisbury, Men's Track & Field, Junior
Zach Schmelz, Salisbury, Men's Track & Field, Junior

Track Athlete of the Week

Zach Schmelz | Salisbury | Jr.

Newark, Del. | St. Mark's    

Salisbury junior Zach Schmelz was selected as the CAC Track Athlete of the Week after notching three top-10 finishes at the Patriot Games. In his first event of the day, the 200-meter dash, Schmelz finished just fractions of a second behind the top three finishers to place fourth in a time of 22.92 seconds. He followed that up with a another fourth-place finish in the 400-meter dash, crossing the finish line in a time of 50.54. His 400 time ranks second in the CAC and 34th in Division III. In the 4x400 relay, Schmelz helped the Sea Gulls capture a first-place finish in 3:23.41. The 4x400 time ranks atop the conference and seventh nationally.