In total, the Saluki men won six events and the women three in two days of competition.
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.
Saunders' winning toss of 17.70m (58-01.00) broke the outdoor American Junior record, which had stood since 1991.
SIU swept both the men's and women's 800 meter run for the second-straight week.
Southern swept the 3000 meter steeplechase and won the women's 1500 and 5000 meter runs.
2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex, March 28, 2015.
MVC Honor Roll
Participated in the javelin at five outdoor meets...Finished second at the Bill Cornell SC with a mark of 50.96m...Set a personal-best with a throw of 52.70m at the A-State Red Wolves Open...Took fourth at the Pacesetter Quad.
Threw 48.18m to place third in javelin at the Redbird Invitational...Competed in javelin in four outdoor meets.
Born Oct. 29, 1993, in McHenry, Ill., to Timothy and Kristin Siemsen...Father is a truck driver and his mother is a pre-school teacher...Has one sibling, Amanda (21)...Majoring in forestry.