The women's 4x1600 meter relay of Sadie Darnell, Alyssa Allison, Mobola Rotibi and Kelley Gallagher broke the SIU all-time record with a time of 20:06.75.
Saluki seniors Kim Fortney (shot put) and J.C. Lambert (hammer throw) won event titles.
Southern takes two MVC event titles, places All-MVC in five events.
Salukis win thirteen events in last regular season meet, McCall wins hammer throw at Relays.
The Salukis closed out the first day of competition with three event wins.
2012 MVC Outdoor Championships
2011-12: Did not compete in the indoor season...Ran in four events (1500m, 3000m, 5000m, 10,000m) in five meets in the outdoor season...Notched three top-ten finishes, including a win in the 3000m at the Memphis Tiger Invitational on April 28 with a time of 8:40.63...His 10,000m time of 32:02.23 at the MVC Outdoor Championships on May 11 garnered him tenth place and was the 16th best 10,000m time in the MVC all season.
2010-11: Competed in six meets during the indoor season for the Salukis...Placed third in the GVSU Big Meet in the 3000m with a time of 8:37.30...Participated in the MVC Indoor Championships...Outdoor season competed in five meets...Finished ninth in 10,000m and 15th in the 500m at the MVC Outdoor Championships...Recorded a season best second place finish at the Ole Miss Invitational in the 5000m with a time of 15:01.98.
High School: Qualified for the state cross country meet in all four years of high school...Highest finish at state was second during his senior season...Led Festus High School to the 2009 Class 3A state cross country title...Finished eighth in the 4x800 relay in 2009.
Personal: Born on July 11, 1991, in Farmington, Mo...Full name is Cole Anthony Allison...Son of Jeff and Tracy Allison...Father is a mortician and mother is a correctional nurse...Major is pre-major/undecided.