Lauren Stockton is one of ten MVC athletes recognized for excellence in academics, in the community and in competition.
The Salukis finished with 799.5 points, just half a point ahead of Missouri State, for the team's first conference title since 2007.
SIU Swimming and Diving recognized for their excellence in the classroom
Salukis finish in second place - the team's highest finish in seven years - with 720 points.
The last finals session of the MVC Swimming and Diving Championships begins this afternoon at 4 p.m.
2014-15 (Sophomore): MVC Scholar-Athlete...Competed in four relay events (200, 400-yard medley, 200, 800-yard freestyle) and six individual events (50, 100, 200-yard butterfly, 200, 500, 1000-yard freestyle) throughout the season...Swam a leg of the title-winning 800-yard freestyle in the MVC Championships that earned the Salukis a school, pool and MVC record...Finished with the sixth-fastest time for the 500-yard freestyle in the MVC at 4:55.84 and the eighth-fastest in the Valley for the 200-yard butterfly at 2:05.59...Had six top-five relay finishes and 10 top-five individual finishes...Finished sixth in the 200-yard butterfly and 500-yard freestyle at the MVC Championships.
2013-14 (Freshman): Honorable Mention All-MVC...Competed in eight meets...Posted seven top-five individual finishes...Was a key member of the Saluki relay teams...She was a part of three relay wins and five top-three finishes.
Personal: Daughter of Stacey Shangraw and Matthew Oldenburg...Born Aug. 10, 1995...Majoring in finance and business economics.