Oscar Medina
    Oscar Medina

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    Lake View H.S.

    Event:
    Distance

    Birthdate:
    08/18/1992

    Experience:
    SR


    01/22/2015

    Salukis travel to Nashville for Vanderbilt Invite this weekend

    The Saluki women's squad is ranked No. 23 in the nation.

    01/17/2015

    Salukis wrap up with four more titles on Day Two of Kentucky Invitational

    After winning the men's weight throw Friday night, SIU ended with a total five event wins.

    01/07/2015

    Saluki student-athletes give back 920 hours of community service in fall 2014

    SAAC also raised $2,738 for St. Jude Children's Hospital

    05/18/2014

    Saluki women finish third, men fifth at conclusion of MVC Outdoor Championships

    Ashley Gaston (discus) and Luke James (triple jump) won individual MVC titles on Sunday, and Josh Freeman (MVC Most Outstanding Field Athlete) and Sadie Darnell (Elite 18) were recognized as MVC award recipients.

    05/03/2014

    Salukis win nine events at Redbird Invitational on Saturday

    SIU swept both the men's and women's 800 meter run for the second-straight week.

    04/03/2014

    2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, 3.29.14.

    02/08/2014

    2014 SIU Invite, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the SIU Invite, Feb. 8, 2014.

    01/31/2014

    Indiana Relays, Day One

    Photos from Day One of the Indiana Relays, Jan. 31, 2014

    01/11/2014

    2014 Saluki Open, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the Saluki Open, Jan. 11, 2014

    TFRRS Bio

    2013-14
    Finished fourth in the mile at the MVC Indoor Championships with a 4:13.37 finish...Finished fifth in the 5000m at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a 14:44.38 finish...Held SIU's fastest time in the mile at 4:11.75...Held SIU's fastest time for the indoor 3000m at 8:23.49...Ran 8:25.85 to place fifth in the 3000m at the MVC Indoor Championships...Earned first place in the mile at the SIU Invitational with a 4:14.15 finish...Held SIU's fastest time in the 5000m with a 14:44.38 finish...Competed in the mile and 3000m in six indoor meets...Competed in the 1500m and 5000m in five outdoor meets.

    2012-13
    Scored at the conference meet both indoors and outdoors...Finished sixth in the mile indoors and fifth outdoors in the 1500 meter run...Part of the indoor distance medley relay that missed out on All-MVC by eight thousandths of a second...Notched seven top-five finishes...Held two team bests outdoors (800m, 1500m)...Set personal bests in the mile indoors and the 1500m and 5000m outdoors.

    2011-12
    MVC Champion, Distance Medley (Indoor)
    Ran in five events in 12 meets combined in the indoor and outdoor seasons (Mile, 800m, 1500m, 3000m, 5000m)...Notched eight top-ten finishes combined...Finished third twice, once in the 800m and another in the mile.

    High School
    All-state in track and cross country all four years...2009 and 2010 regional champion...2010 sectional champion...Placed fourth in state in the 1 mile senior year.

    Personal
    Born August 18, 1992...Son of Fernando and Maria Medina...Majoring in Aviation Technology.

    Friday, Jan 30
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Bloomington, Ind. All Day
    Saturday, Jan 31
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Bloomington, Ind. All Day
    Friday, Feb 6
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. 9:30 AM
    Saturday, Feb 7
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. 9:00 AM
    Saturday, Feb 14
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track West Lafayette, Ind. All Day
    Friday, Feb 20
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Charleston, Ill. All Day
    Saturday, Feb 28
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Cedar Falls, Iowa All Day
    Sunday, Mar 1
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Cedar Falls, Iowa All Day
    Friday, Mar 13
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Fayetteville, Ark. All Day
    Saturday, Mar 14
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Fayetteville, Ark. All Day
    SIU