Six Salukis earned individual All-Academic honors
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.
The MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships will be hosted by Illinois State in Normal, Ill., on May 15-17.
Photos from Day One of Saluki track and Field's 2015 SIU Invitational at the SIU Recreation Center, Feb. 6, 2015.
Photos from the 2014 Saluki Fast Start, Dec. 6, 2014
Photos from Day One of the SIU Invite, Feb. 7, 2014.
Photos from Day One of the Indiana Relays, Jan. 31, 2014
Earned first place in pole vault at the SIU Invitational with a 4.63m clearance...Finished the indoor season with four top-five pole vault finishes...Cleared 4.65m to tie for 11th place in pole vault at the MVC Indoor Championships...Held SIU's highest mark in outdoor pole vault with a 4.91m clearance...Finished 10th in pole vault at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a 4.63m mark...Earned six top-10 finishes in pole vault during the outdoor season...Competed in pole vault and 60m in eight indoor meets and seven outdoor meets...MVC Academic Honor Roll.
Two-time indoor 2A state champion in the pole vault...Holds Providence Catholic pole vault record at 16-0...Also was all-conference in football for the Celtics, who play in the prestigious Chicago Catholic League.
Born July 26, 1994, in Palos, Ill., to Marvin and Corey Weaver...Both his mother and father work in sales...Has two siblings, Cody (20) and Lucas (13)...Cody is currently a fullback for Division III Wisconsin-Whitewater...Majoring in business.