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.
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 Saluki men are looking for their second consecutive title and the Saluki women are running for their first championship since 1992.
Southern will conclude the regular season in two weeks with the MVC Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, on Nov. 2.
Photos from the SIU sweep of the Missouri Valley Cross Country Championships on Nov. 2, 2013 in Des Moines, Iowa.
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.