This is the first time since 1989 that the same school has swept the MVC cross country championships (Illinois State), and only the second time since 1987 that the same head coach has won both titles (Wichita State, John Kornelson).
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.
This is the third team win for the Saluki women this season, the most to start a season under head coach Matt Sparks and the most in a single season since 2008 for the SIU women.
Zach Dahleen took victory in the men's 8K, and Kelley Gallagher won her first career race in the women's 5K.
Southern's women's team scored six in the top-ten, seven in the top-15 and eight in the top-25.
Photos from the SIU sweep of the Missouri Valley Cross Country Championships on Nov. 2, 2013 in Des Moines, Iowa.
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.
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.
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.
Full name is Evan Joseph Ehrenheim...Born July 17, 1992 in Fort Wayne, Indiana...Son of Dean and Jeanette Ehrenheim...Majoring in engineering.