Brian Dixon finished fourth in his 10K at a 10-second PR time of 30:04.40, the 37th-best this season in the NCAA West Region.
Southern will compete at the Mt. SAC Relays (April 16-18, Walnut, Calif.), Beach Invitational (April 17-18, Norwalk, Calif.) and Bryan Clay Invitational (April 17, Azusa, Calif.).
Saunders' winning toss of 17.70m (58-01.00) broke the outdoor American Junior record, which had stood since 1991.
Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award
Southern swept the 3000 meter steeplechase and won the women's 1500 and 5000 meter runs.
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.
2012 MVC Outdoor Championships
Finished 11th in the 5000m at the MVC Indoor Championships with a 15:00.38 finish...Ran the 3000m in 8:37.22 to place 21st at the MVC Indoor Championships...Earned second place in the 3000m race at the Saluki Open with an 8:49.99 finish...Ran in three events (mile, 3000m, 5000m) in six indoor meets...Placed 10th in the 10K at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a 30:35.47 finish...Finished 17th of 33 in the 5000m race at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a 15:15.24 finish...Participated in three events (1500m, 5000m, 10K) in four outdoor meets...MVC Academic Honor Roll.
Participated in three events indoors (mile, 3000m, 5000m) in five meets and the 5000 meter run in one meet outdoors...Scored in the indoor conference meet in the 5000 meter run (seventh place)...Best finish came in the mile at the SIU Invitational, where he finished fifth...Set personal bests in all three events...Redshirted outdoor season.
Competed in four events in 11 meets combined in the indoor and outdoor seasons (Mile, 3000m, 5000m, 10,000m)...Notched five top-ten finishes combined, with his best finish coming in the 3000m at the Memphis Tiger Invitational, where he finished second with a time of 8:46.85...Placed 7th in the 10,000m race at the MVC Outdoor Championships.
Competed in nine (six indoor, three outdoor) meets for the Salukis...Earned two third place finishes in the 5000m at the Gladstein Invitational and in the 3000m at the SIU Invitational...Competed in the MVC Indoor Championships.
Earned all-area first team and team most valuable player honors in both junior and senior seasons at DeKalb High School...Named team captain as both a junior and senior...Qualified for the Illinois state track meet as a junior...Garnered academic all-conference honors three times and named Illinois State Scholar.
Full name is Nicholas Brian Schrader...Born on June 7, 1992, in DeKalb, Ill...Son of Brian and Kolleen Schrader...Mother is an elementary school teacher and father is a mortgage lender...Has two sisters...Major is exercise science.