Southern sealed the deal on Sunday with extraordinary performances in the men's pole vault and discus.
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.
The Saluki women won the meet by 38.25 points.
Saunders' winning toss of 17.70m (58-01.00) broke the outdoor American Junior record, which had stood since 1991.
2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex, March 28, 2015.
Photos from Day Two of the 2015 SIU Invitational at the SIU Recreation Center, Feb. 7, 2015.
Photos from the final day of the MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Carbondale, Ill. 5.18.14
Photos from Day Two of the 2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, 3.29.14.
Photos from Day Two of the SIU Invite, Feb. 8, 2014.
Placed 10th in triple jump at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a 13.54m mark...Ran a leg of the 4x400m race that placed seventh at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a 3:26.26 finish...Competed in three events (triple jump, long jump, 200m) in five indoor meets...Competed in four events (triple jump, 4x100m, 200m, long jump) in six outdoor meets.
Played basketball, football and track in high school...Competed in the 200 meter dash, 400 meter dash, 4x200 meter relay, 4x400 meter relay, long jump and triple jump...Named all-conference in the 4x200 and all-state in the triple jump.
Born Feb. 9, 1995, in Rockford, Ill., to Louis and Kelly Dotson...Father works construction and his mother is a grocer...Has two younger siblings, Deztenni (16) and Lorenzo (8)...Majoring in chemistry.