SIU had nine female and four male student-athletes earn the distinction.
Overall, Southern claimed four MVC titles and 21 All-MVC honorees.
The Salukis are seeking their first MVC title since 2010.
Southern travels back to Des Moines, Iowa, next Thursday, May 9, for the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Championships.
Competition is set to begin at 11 a.m. with the discus, shot put, pole vault and high jump.
Indoor pole vault MVC Champion...MVC Scholar-Athlete...Also part of the All-MVC indoor 4x400 meter relay (third place) and scored in the 400 meter dash (fourth place)...Set personal bests in the pole vault indoors and outdoors that rank tied for sixth (5.05m) and tenth (4.96m) all-time at SIU, respectively...Won three pole vault titles indoors (SIU Invitational, GVSU Big Meet, MVC Championships)...Won 400 meter dash at Saluki Outdoor Open with a time of 47.98, a personal best and the second-best time on the team during the outdoor season...Participated in eight events (60m, 60h, 400m, 4x400, pole vault, high jump, long jump, shot put) in eight meets indoors, and five events (100m, 200m, 400m, 4x400, pole vault) in eight meets outdoors...Set four personal bests (100m, 400m, indoor and outdoor pole vault).
Competed in ten events across 15 meets combined in the indoor and outdoor seasons (55h, , 60h, 60m, 200m, 400m, pole vault, shot put, high jump, long lump, heptathlon)...Notched 18 top-five finishes, including a win in the pole vault at the Saluki Open.
Competed in six meets during indoor season in the pole vault, high jump,hot put, 60m and 200m...Placed fifth in heptatholon at the MVC Indoor Championships...Placed 10th in the pole vault at the MVC Outdoor Championships.
Competed primarily in the pole vault during his freshman season...Posted a season-best mark of 13-01.50 (4.00m) at three indoor meets (Saluki Fast Start, SASF Invitational, and McDonald's Invitational)...Notched a fifth place finish in the high jump at the McDonald's Invitational with a mark of 6-02.25 (1.89m)...Placed fifth at the SIU Spring Classic in the pole vault, finishing with a height of 13-02.25 (4.02m).
Won the sectional championships in the pole vault and was on the winning 4x200 team as a senior...First team all-conference in the pole vault as junior and senior and second team as sophomore...Placed fifth in the state in the pole vault in 2009 and 15th in 2008...Had personal-best vault of 14-feet as a senior...Also competed on the 4x100 and 4x400 teams as a senior...Named most improved in freshman and sophomore seasons...Selected to all-academic team.
Full name is Ryan Lee Sidwell...Majoring in health care management...Born April 6, 1991 in Sioux City, Iowa...Son of Becky Robeson and Phil Sidwell...Has one brother and two sisters.