Kenya Culmer, Sadie Darnell, Kim Fortney, Sophia Lozano and Tess Shubert were named to the women's team, and Matthew Benes was named to the men's squad.
SIU had nine female and four male student-athletes earn the distinction.
The final day of the preliminary championships begins at at 10 a.m. on Saturday with the men's hammer throw.
DeAnna Price and Kim Fortney respectively finished fifth and sixth in the hammer throw, qualifying for nationals in Eugene, Ore., on June 5-8.
Competition begins at noon on Thursday with the men's discus.
2012 MVC Outdoor Championships
Two-time NCAA Regional Qualifier...Three years All-MVC indoors and two years All-MVC outdoors...Finishes her career atop numerous all-time lists at SIU...First, third and fourth all-time in the indoor 4x400 meter relay, second in the outdoor 4x400 meter relay, second in the outdoor 400 meter hurdles (59.15), second in the 4x100m relay (45.91), third in the 4x100m relay (46.04), third in the indoor 400m (55.62), fourth in the indoor 600m (1:34.97) and ninth in the indoor 200m (25.02).
NCAA Regional Qualifier in the 400 meter hurdles (22nd place)...MVC Scholar-Athlete...All-MVC indoors in the 400 meter dash (third place) and outdoors in the 4x100 meter relay (third place)...MVC Track Athlete of the Week (Mar. 27)...Ran in five events (60m, 200m, 400m, 600m, 4x400) in seven meets indoors and three events (400h, 4x100, 4x400) in nine meets outdoors...Set personal bests indoors in the 60m (8.07), 200m (25.02), 400m (55.62) and 600m (1:34.97), and outdoors in the 200m (25.38) and 400 meter hurdles (59.15)...Held team bests indoors in the 400m and 600m races and outdoors in the 400 meter hurdles..Now ranks second all-time in the outdoor 400 meter hurdles (59.15), second in the 4x100m relay (45.91), third in the indoor 400m (55.62), fourth in the indoor 600m (1:34.97) and ninth in the indoor 200m (25.02)...Won two 400m hurdles titles outdoors and one 400m dash title indoors...In marquee events (400m indoors and 400h outdoors), posted eight top-three finishes...Student speaker at dedication ceremony for Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex.
NCAA Regional Qualifier...Participated in five events (60m, 200m, 400m, 400h, 600m) in 15 meets combined in the indoor and outdoor seasons...Notched eight top three finishes, including four wins in the outdoor season (three 400h, one 400m)...Finished fourth in the MVC Outdoor Championships in the 400m hurdles.
Ran in six meets during the indoor season...Recorded a second place finish in the 400m at the SIU Invitational with a time of 58.49...Had a ninth place finish in the 400m at the MVC Indoor Championships...Competed in six events for the Salukis during the outdoor season...Had five top-five finishes as part of the 4x400 relay team...Earned All-MVC Honors for the 4x400 relay
Earned indoor and outdoor all-Missouri Valley Conference honors as a member of the 4x400 relay squad...Clinched first place finishes with the 4x400 team at the Gladstein Invitational and the GVSU Big Meet...Also finished in the top ten nine times in the 400m in both indoor and outdoor competition, including a second place at the Indiana State Quadrangular...Set personal bests in the indoor (56.57) and outdoor (55.66) 400m during the season.
Four-time state qualifier in the 400, and three time state qualifier in the 200...Placed third in Class 1A in the 400 as a sophomore and junior and was sixth as a senior...Finished eighth at state in the 200 as a senior...Established school records in the 100m, 200m, 400m and 800m runs at Okawville Hight High School where she was responsible for starting the track team.
Full name is Tess Victoria Shubert...Born Dec. 14, 1990 in Red Bud, Ill...Daughter of Amy and Victor Shubert...Has three siblings...Double majoring in psychology and criminal justice, minoring in paralegal studies.