Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award
Ten Saluki women earned Scholar-Athlete distinction, the most for a single team male or female in 2014.
SIU swept both the men's and women's 800 meter run for the second-straight week.
Southern won three of the four total 800 meter events ran on Saturday.
Junior Curtis Wideman finished second in the hammer throw (61.17m/200-08).
Part of All-MVC women's distance medley relay team that finished third at the MVC Indoor Championships with a time of 11:52.67, the third-best time in Saluki history...Participated in four events (800m, mile, 4x400, DMR) in six meets indoors and three events (800m, 1500m, 4x400) in five meets outdoors...Set personal bests in the outdoor 800m (2:15.85), 1500m (4:48.90) and mile (5:11.56)...Won the mile at the Saluki Fast Start...Posted seven top-third finishes across both seasons.
Redshirted the outdoor season...Ran in the 800m and Mile races during the indoor season...Won the mile race at the Saluki Invite with a time of 5:12.91...Indoor 800m PR of 2:16.01 ranks 10th all-time at SIU.
Three year all-conference and all-sectional selection...State qualifier sophomore, junior, and senior year.
Full name is Allison Marie Gallo...Born January 4, 1993 in Chicago, Illinois...Daughter of Joe and Dawn Gallo...Has one brother...Majoring in psychology.