Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award
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.
SIU swept both the men's and women's 800 meter run for the second-straight week.
Southern won three of the four total 800 meter events ran on Saturday.
Southern swept the MVC individual titles in the men's and women's high jump.
Photos from the final day of the MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Carbondale, Ill. 5.18.14
Photo Credit courtesy of Roland Ferrie, UNI University Relations
Photos from Day Two of the SIU Invite, Feb. 8, 2014.
Photos from Day Two of the Saluki Open, Jan. 11, 2014
Day One of the Saluki Open, Jan. 10, 2014
Participated in volleyball and cheerleading as well as track and field...Competed in triple jump, long jump and relays...Posted a personal best of 36-6 in the triple jump and a personal best of 17-3 in the long jump...Posted a personal best of 14.35 in the 100mHH...Broke the school record for 100mHH with a time of 14.35 in 2013...Placed 3rd in State Class 2A Finals in the 100mHH...Was a state qualifier and finalist all four years.
Born on Feb. 28, 1995, in Carbondale, Ill., to Nathaniel and Tonetta Bufford...Father is a prison guard and mother works at Logan Primary Care...Father played basketball at SIU in 1984-85...has one sibling, Nathan (21)...Majoring in exercise science.