This is the first MVC title for the men since 2008; third is the highest finish for the women since 2006.
Zach Dahleen notched his highest finish of the season.
Brian Dixon paced the Saluki men with a sixth-place finish time of 24:49 in the men's 8K race.
Sadie Darnell took home the women's individual win, her second of the year.
Last updated January 8, 2013
2012: Ran in six meets for the Salukis...Highest finish of seventh place came at the Saluki Invitational on Sep. 22.
2011: Competed in three meets, all unattached...Won two meets (Walt Crawford Open and the Saluki Invitational), and finished second in the SIU Early Bird.
Previous colleges: 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.
High school: Nine time Missouri state champion...Represented the United States in Trinidad at the 2009 Junior Pan Am Games in the steeplechase, finishing fifth overall.
Personal: 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.