Both the men's and women's teams sit in first place
Southern sealed the deal on Sunday with extraordinary performances in the men's pole vault and discus.
SIU scored 48 total points from the men's and women's shot put alone.
The MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships will be hosted by Illinois State in Normal, Ill., on May 15-17.
In total, the Saluki men won six events and the women three in two days of competition.
2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex, March 28, 2015.
Photos from Day One of Saluki track and Field's 2015 SIU Invitational at the SIU Recreation Center, Feb. 6, 2015.
Photos from Day Two of the MVC Outdoor Championships in Carbondale, Ill. 5.17.14
Photos from Day One of the 2014 MVC Outdoor Championships in Carbondale, Ill. 5.16.14
Photos from Day Two of the 2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, 3.29.14.
Finished fourth in the pole vault by clearing a personal-best 3.98m at the MVC Indoor Championships...Tallied two runner-up finishes at the SIU Invitational and the Kentucky Invitational...Totaled five top-5 finishes in seven indoor meets...High jumped at one meet, the Saluki Fast Start Meet, taking second...Scored team points with a fifth place finish at the MVC Outdoor Championships...Took second in the pole vault at the Pacesetter Quad...Competed in the pole vault at seven outdoor meets.
Seven-time state medalist...Four-time state runner-up...Two-time conference champion...Also competed in gymnastics.
Born Nov. 30, 1994, in Elgin, Ill., to David and Donette Trupp...Has one sibling, Jared (14)...Majoring in early childhood education.