Both the Saluki men's and women's squads earned team recognition and seven individual Salukis were honored as well.
Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award
Ten Saluki women earned Scholar-Athlete distinction, the most for a single team male or female in 2014.
The NCAA West Region Preliminary Round Championships will be held May 29-31 at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Ark.
Ashley Gaston (discus) and Luke James (triple jump) won individual MVC titles on Sunday, and Josh Freeman (MVC Most Outstanding Field Athlete) and Sadie Darnell (Elite 18) were recognized as MVC award recipients.
Photos from the final day of the MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Carbondale, Ill. 5.18.14
Photo credit courtesy of Kirby Eagles, UNI Sports Photographer
Photo Credit courtesy of Roland Ferrie, UNI University Relations
Photos from Day Two of the Indiana Relays, Feb. 1, 2014.
Photos from Day One of the Indiana Relays, Jan. 31, 2014
SIU All-Time Top-Ten in 60m, 60h, Indoor 200m, 110h
Outdoor NCAA Regional Qualifier in the 110 meter hurdles...Competed in four events in seven meets indoors (60m, 60h, 200m, 4x400m) and five events in nine meets outdoors (100m, 110h, 200m, 4x100m, 4x200m)...Notched three event wins, all indoors (60h x2, 200m)...Owned five best times on the men's squad between indoor (60m, 60h, 200m) and outdoor (100m, 200m)...Missed out on All-MVC in three events (60h, 200m indoors, 110h outdoors) across both seasons with fourth-place finishes in each...Outdoor MVC Male Track Athlete of the Week for the week of Mar. 27...Climbed into four SIU all-time top-ten lists in the 60 meter hurdles (fourth, 8.05), 60 meter dash (tenth, 6.91), indoor 200 meter dash (tenth, 22.12) and 110 meter hurdles (tenth, 14.30).
Named the MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week during the week of Feb. 2 during the indoor season...Competed in eight meets during the indoor season, participating in four different events (55h, 60h, 60m and 200m)...Notched six top-ten finishes combined in his events, including a win in the 60 meter hurdles at the Saluki Invitational...Ran for two events in seven meets during the outdoor season (100m, 110h)...Notched nine top-ten finishes combined.
Competed in nine meets during the indoor and outdoor season...Earned seven top-ten finishes...Placed first in the 60m hurdles at the Saluki Fast Start...Competed in the MVC Indoor and Outdoor Championships.
Finished third in the 110m hurdles at the Illinois high school state track meet...Earned conference title and runner-up in sectionals for the 110m hurdles...Qualified for state in the 4x100 relay twice...Holds Lockport High School records in the 110 hurdles and the 4x100 relay.
Majoring in engineering.