Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award
Ten Saluki women earned Scholar-Athlete distinction, the most for a single team male or female in 2014.
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.
After seven total events across both genders, the Saluki women currently rank second and the men sixth in the team scores.
Southern swept the 3000 meter steeplechase and won the women's 1500 and 5000 meter runs.
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.
Photos from Day Two of the SIU Invite, Feb. 8, 2014.
Photos from Day Two of the Indiana Relays, Feb. 1, 2014.
All-MVC (Outdoor 10,000m, 3rd Place)
Broke SIU Outdoor 10,000m Record (35:32.29)
Earned first career All-MVC honors in the outdoor 10,000 meter run with a school-record time of 35:32.29 for third place...MVC Scholar-Athlete, her first-such honor during the track season...Indoors she ran in three events (mile, 3000m, 5000m) in four meets, and she ran in two events (5000m, 10K) in four meets outdoors...Best finish indoors came at the GVSU Big Meet, where she finished 8th of 54 in the 3000m...Outdoors she had three top-three finishes and never finished 16th in any of her races.
Ran in two events (3000m, 5000m) in four meets indoors and four events (1500m, 3000m, 5000m, 10,000m) in five meets outdoors...Scored in the 10,000 meter run at the MVC Outdoor Championships (sixth place)...Set personal bests in the 1500m (4:57.11), indoor 3000m (10:27.67), outdoor 3000m (10:28.73), indoor 5000m (17:50.85), outdoor 5000m (18:14.58) and 10,000m (36:35.98).
Competed in three events (Mile, 3000m, 5000m) in nine meets over the indoor and outdoor seasons...Broke into the top-ten four times, with her best finish coming in the 3000m at the Memphis Tiger Invitational.
Three year all-conference...Named all-state senior year...Conference champion senior year...Named Southeast Regional Female Runner of the Year.
Full name is Victoria Lynne Parry...Born January 30, 1993 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri...Daughter of Mike and Grace Parry...Has one sister...Major is education.