The Saluki women's squad is ranked No. 23 in the nation.
Freshman Lindsey Murray set SIU's all-time indoor pole vault record at 4.02m (13-02.25).
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.
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
Took sixth place in triple jump at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a 11.87m mark...Finished seventh in the triple jump at the MVC Indoor Championships at 11.59m...Finished the 100m hurdles in 15.22 to take first place at the Redbird Invitational...Held SIU's fastest time of the season in the indoor 60m hurdles at 8.95...Held SIU's fastest time of the season in the 100m hurdles at 14.40...Held SIU's second fastest mark in triple jump at 11.87m...MVC Academic Honor Roll...Participated in six events (triple jump, shot put, 60h, 800m, pentathlon, long jump) at nine indoor meets...Competed in three events (triple jump, 100h, 200m) in seven outdoor meets.
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.