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.
Kyle Landon (high jump) and Josh Freeman (shot put) both won MVC titles on Saturday.
Southern was picked to finish third in women's competition and to tie for fifth in men's competition.
SIU swept both the men's and women's 800 meter run for the second-straight week.
Including SIU, four Valley schools will be in competition at the Redbird Invitational.
Photos from Day Two of the MVC Outdoor Championships in Carbondale, Ill. 5.17.14
Photos from Day Two of the 2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, 3.29.14.
Photos from Day Two of the SIU Invite, Feb. 8, 2014.
Competed in three events in five meets indoors (mile, 3000m, 5000m) and four events in five meets outdoors (1500m, 5000m, 3000m steeplechase, 4x1600m)...Best finish came indoors at Rod McCravy Invitational Jan. 26 in the 3000 meter run, where he finished second at 8:43.10...Set new PRs in four events (mile, 3000m, 5000m, 3000 steeple)...Notched a 3K time of 8:27.06 indoors at the GVSU Big Meet...Scored in two events at MVC Outdoor Championships (5000m, fifth; 3000 steeple, seventh).
Participated in five meets during the indoor season, running in three different events (Mile, 3000m, 5000m)...Best finish came at the Saluki Invitational where he finished second with a time of 8:48.74...In the outdoor season, competed in six meets and two events (3000m and 3000s)...In five of those meets, he broke into the top ten...Best finish was third with a time of 8:50.18 at the Memphis Tiger Invitational.
Three time all-conference and all-sectional honoree...State qualifier junior and senior year...Named Chicago Sun Times Athlete of the Week senior year.
Born April 30, 1993 in Libertyville, Ill...Son of Angel Carerra and Maria Rocha...Majoring in Sport Administration...First Latino in Round Lake High School history to receive a Division I athletic scholarship