Franklin Adams won the long jump on a wind-aided PR leap of 7.41m (24-03.75), the 27th-best jump in the NCAA West Region this season.
Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award
Southern swept the 3000 meter steeplechase and won the women's 1500 and 5000 meter runs.
Southern won three event titles on the men's side on the final day.
Sophomore Josh Freeman broke the all-time SIU and MVC outdoor shot put records with his winning throw of 19.12m (62-08.75).
MVC Honor Roll
Participated in the 60m and the pole vault at three indoor meets...Finished seventh in the pole vault at the SIU Invitational...Competed in the javelin and the pole vault in two outdoor meets...Finished seventh in the javelin with a PR of 45.90m.
Also played football at DuQuoin High School...Three-time state qualifier in the pole vault...Four-time pole vault conference champion.
Born Mar. 22, 1995, in Carbondale, Ill., to Richard Sweetin and Tawmi Conley...Father is a mail carrier, and his mother is the dance instructor for the Saluki Shakers...Has two siblings: Lawson Ridgeway (12) and Caleb Sweetin (11)...Majoring in sports administration.