Fourth is the highest ranking for either gender at SIU in the regional rankings since they became archived in 2009.
Salukis look to repeat as MVC Champions
Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award
Kristen Levi (20th) and Kelley Gallagher (21st) both earned All-Midwest Region honors.
Seven cross country MVC Scholar-Athletes are the most in a single season in SIU history.
Photos from the SIU sweep of the Missouri Valley Cross Country Championships on Nov. 2, 2013 in Des Moines, Iowa.
USTFCCCA All-Midwest Region (21st Place)
All-MVC (5th Place)
Finished 21st at the NCAA Midwest Regional, helping the Saluki women to their highest regional finish in school history (fourth)...Earned USTFCCCA All-Midwest Region Honors for finishing in the top-25 (along with teammate Kristen Levi), becoming one of the first Saluki women to do so since 2005...Was an integral part of SIU's first women's MVC cross country title in 21 years...Finished fifth at the MVC Championships for her first career all-conference honor...MVC Scholar-Athlete...Competed in six total meets...Finished worse than 21st once (82nd, ISU Pre-Nationals)...Won the Saluki Invitational on Sept. 21...Had three other top-10 finishes...Set personal bests in the 5K (17:41.60, MVC Championships) and 6K (21:02.18, NCAA Regional).
Ran in six meets for Southern in 2012...Finished in the top-20 four times, and two of those in the top-ten... Best finish of sixth place came at the Saluki Invitational...Ran at the NCAA Midwest Regionals.
Notched three top-ten finishes (two of those in the top-five) in three meets for the Salukis...Her best finish came at the Saluki Invitational, where her 19:10.6 mark earned her fourth place...She completed the season with an average finish of 5.6.
All-conference and all-sectional junior and senior year...State qualifier senior year...Varsity letter winner in outdoor track, swimming and cross country... First Vernon Hills High School athlete to qualify to the IHSA state meet in three sports.
Born October 4, 1992 in Highland Park, Illinois... Daughter of Mark and Lisa Gallagher...Has one sister, Erin...Majoring in exercise science.
|Saturday, Sept 20|
|Cross Country||Carbondale, Ill.||10:00 AM|
|Friday, Oct 3|
|Cross Country||South Bend, Ind.||TBA|
|Saturday, Oct 18|
|Cross Country||Terre Haute, Ind.||TBA|
|Saturday, Nov 1|
|Cross Country||Carbondale, Ill.||TBA|