Just one week after setting the American Junior record at 17.64m (57-10.50), Saunders broke it again -- along with the all-time SIU and MVC indoor records -- at 17.99m (59-00.25).
Freshman Raven Saunders broke the all-time indoor American Junior (Under-19) shot put record on her winning throw of 17.64m (57-10.50).
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.
Sophomore Josh Freeman (shot put) and freshman Kyle Landon (high jump) each won for SIU.
Photos from Day Two of the 2015 SIU Invitational at the SIU Recreation Center, Feb. 7, 2015.
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 Saluki Open, Jan. 11, 2014
2012 MVC Outdoor Championships
Ran a leg of the 4x400m race that took first place at the Saluki Open with a 3:59.46 finish... Ran a leg of the 4x100m race that finished in 48.32 to take first place at the Redbird Invitational... Competed in four events (60m, 200m, 4x400m, 400m) in eight indoor meets...Competed in four events (4x100m, 100m, 200m, 4x400m) in seven outdoor meets.
Ran in four events (60m, 200m, 400m, 4x400) in eight meets indoors and four events (100, 200m, 4x100, 4x400) in seven meets outdoors...Ran a personal best in the indoor 400 meter dash (58.10).
Competed in four events (55m, 60m, 100m, 200m) in 10 meets combined in the indoor and outdoor seasons...Notched eight top-five finishes, including a win in the 200m at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold where she clocked in at 25.05.
Born on November 24, 1992 in Banglalore, India...Daughter of B.M. Sunderraj and Manjula Sunderraj...Has one brother and one sister...Majoring in business management.