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.
Saluki women selected fourth
Dixon, Pfister top Saluki finishers
Last updated January 8, 2013
2012: Ran in six meets for Southern...Placed in the top-15 twice and the top-30 twice...Best finish of fifth place came at the unscored SIU Early Bird on Aug. 31.
2011: Named to All-MVC team...Competed in six meets for the Salukis...Had four top-ten finishes, including a career best third place finish at the Evansville Invite on Oct. 15 with a time of 25:16.30...Finished tenth at the MVC Championship with a time of 25:31.0...Had an average finish of 24th place.
High School: Qualified for the state cross country meet in all four years of high school...Highest finish at state was second during his senior season...Led Festus High School to the 2009 Class 3A state cross country title...Finished eighth in the 4x800 relay in 2009.
Personal: Born on July 11, 1991, in Farmington, Mo...Full name is Cole Anthony Allison...Son of Jeff and Tracy Allison...Father is a mortician and mother is a correctional nurse...Major is pre-major/undecided.