Southern has two Scholar-Athletes with 4.0 GPAs, more than any other Valley school.
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.
Dixon, Pfister top Saluki finishers
Last updated January 9, 2013
2012: MVC Scholar-Athlete...Finished outside of the top-20 only once, at the NCAA Midwest Regionals (83rd)...Notched two top-ten finishes...Best finish came of third place at the EIU Walt Crawford Open on Sep. 7...Best 8K time of 24:58 was clocked at the Bradley Classic on Oct. 12.
2011: Participated in all seven meets in the 2011 season, two unattached and five as a member of the Salukis...His two best finishes of the season came unattached at the SIU Early Bird (fourth place) and the Walt Crawford Open (sixth)...Had an average finish of 40.4.
High School: Academic all-state honoree sophomore and junior year...Placed third at state meet and named first team all-state junior year...Senior year state cross country champion as well as being named Gatorade Kentucky Runner of the Year.
Personal: Full name is Evan Joseph Ehrenheim...Born July 17, 1992 in Fort Wayne, Indiana...Son of Dean and Jeanette Ehrenheim...Majoring in engineering.