Oscar Medina
    Oscar  Medina

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    Lake View H.S.

    Event:
    Distance

    Birthdate:
    08/18/1992

    Experience:
    SR


    04/28/2015

    Oscar Medina named MVC Leadership & Service Award recipient

    Medina is a three-time cross country All-MVC performer during his Saluki career.

    03/01/2015

    No. 13 Saluki women narrowly finish in second, men finish fourth at conclusion of MVC Indoor Championships

    The No. 13 Saluki women lost by only three points after leading by nine with two events to go.

    02/28/2015

    Saluki men in first, women third after Day One of MVC Indoor Championships

    Combined, Southern won four individual championships and seven total All-MVC honors.

    02/27/2015

    Saluki men and women picked to finish third at MVC Indoor Championships

    Southern is looking for its first MVC team title since the Saluki men won the 2012 indoor title.

    02/14/2015

    Raven Saunders highlights eight Saluki titles on Day Two of Fred Wilt Invitational

    Just one week after setting the American Junior record at 17.64m (57-10.50), Saunders broke it again -- along with the all-time SIU and MVC indoor records -- at 17.99m (59-00.25).

    02/07/2015

    2015 SIU Invitational, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2015 SIU Invitational at the SIU Recreation Center, Feb. 7, 2015.

    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.