This year's 19 regional qualifiers are the most since 2010, when Southern sent 27 in the first year of the current format.
For SIU, 19 is the most MVC Scholar-Athletes since 2011 (19).
Southern sealed the deal on Sunday with extraordinary performances in the men's pole vault and discus.
SIU scored 48 total points from the men's and women's shot put alone.
The MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships will be hosted by Illinois State in Normal, Ill., on May 15-17.
2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex, March 28, 2015.
Photos from Day One of Saluki track and Field's 2015 SIU Invitational at the SIU Recreation Center, Feb. 6, 2015.
Photos from Day Two of the 2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, 3.29.14.
Photos from Day One of the SIU Invite, Feb. 7, 2014.
Day One of the Saluki Open, Jan. 10, 2014
MVC Academic Honor Roll...Cleared 3.53m to place second in pole vault at the SIU Invitational...Competed in pole vault and the 4x400m in seven indoor meets...Competed in pole vault in six outdoor meets.
Competed in gymnastics as well as track and field...Competed in the 400m, 4x4, 4x2 and pole vault...Posted a personal best of 10-6 in pole vault.
Born on Aug. 10, 1995, in Grayslake, Ill., to Kenneth and Constance Engel...Father works with Allstate while mother works with Aon Hewitt...Father was a swimmer at Lake Forest College...Has one sibling, Marissa (19)...Majoring in exercise science.