Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award
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.
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.
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 One of the Bill Cornell Spring Classic, 3.28.14.
Photo credit courtesy of Kirby Eagles, UNI Sports Photographer
Photo Credit courtesy of Roland Ferrie, UNI University Relations
All-MVC, 4x100m (Outdoor)
NCAA Regional Qualifier in the long jump...Part of All-MVC 4x100 meter relay (third place), which ran the second-fastest 4x100 time in school history at 45.91...Also scored indoors in the long jump (fifth place) and outdoors in the long jump (eighth place)...Held team-best mark in the long jump at 5.96m (19-06.75), a personal best that currently ranks tenth all-time at SIU...Won two long jump titles (Bill Cornell Spring Classic, Saluki Outdoor Open)...Participated in four events (60m, 200m, 4x400, long jump) in eight meets indoors and four events (100m, 200m, 4x100, long jump) in nine meets outdoors...Set personal bests in the 60m (7.77), 100m (12.34), 200m (25.05) and long jump (5.96m).
Competed in four events (55m, 60m, 100m, 200m) in 13 meets combined in the indoor and outdoor seasons...Posted six top-five finishes (four outdoor, two indoor)...Finished third twice in the outdoor season in both the 100m and 200m races.
Four time all-conference selection...Three time all-state selection...Named all-American sophomore year.
Born on December 31, 1992 in Denton, Texas...Daughter of Mark and Lucia Cheadle...Has two brothers...Majoring in Human Nutrition and Dietetics.