The men's 8K Blue Race begins at 11 a.m., and the women's 6K Blue Race will start at 11:40 a.m.
Southern's women's team scored six in the top-ten, seven in the top-15 and eight in the top-25.
Senior T.J. Heffernan won with a time of 12:43.93.
This is the second straight season the Saluki men have been tabbed to take the Valley crown.
This is the first MVC title for the men since 2008; third is the highest finish for the women since 2006.
Ran in six meets for the Salukis...Highest finish of seventh place came at the Saluki Invitational on Sept. 22.
Competed in three meets, all unattached...Won two meets (Walt Crawford Open and the Saluki Invitational), and finished second in the SIU Early Bird.
Arkansas: placed 15th overall at SEC championships... Named SEC Freshman of the Year...NCAA Championships qualifier...Arizona State: member of Track & Field team... Ranked seventh all-time in program history in the indoor mile after running 4:51.35.
Nine time Missouri state champion...Represented the United States in Trinidad at the 2009 Junior Pan Am Games in the steeplechase, finishing fifth overall.
Full name is Alyssa Nichole Allison...Born September 5, 1990 on Scott Air Force Base in Belleville, Illinois... Daughter of Jeffrey and Tracy Allison...Has two brothers, Eli and Cole...Cole also a member of SIU cross country team...Majoring in art education.