Junior Brian Dixon has an outside chance to claim an individual at-large berth for the NCAA Nationals.
This is the first MVC title for the men since 2008; third is the highest finish for the women since 2006.
The men's squad received two first place votes.
Zach Dahleen notched his highest finish of the season.
The women's 6K is scheduled to begin at 4:25 p.m., and the men's 8K will be at approximately 5:05 p.m.
Last updated January 9, 2013
2012: Ran in six meets for the Salukis...Finished in the top-three twice...Best finish of second place came at Saluki Invitational on Sep. 22...Best 5K time of the year came at the Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational, where her 18:22 timestamp was the highest Saluki finish at the meet.
2011: Competed in all seven meets for the Salukis...Notched five top-twenty finishes, four of which were top-ten and two of which were top-five...Finished in second place twice at the Saluki Invitational on Sept. 24 (19:04.8) and the Evansville Invite on Oct. 15 (18:14.79)...Placed 16th at the MVC Championship with a time of 18:32.7, which was the second best Saluki time...Completed season with an average finish of 28.4...Of those five top-twenty finishes, her average finish was 6.6...Named MVC Athlete of the Week for the week of Sept. 28.
High School: Three year all-conference and all-state selection...State qualifier sophomore, junior, and senior year...Named Runner of the Year by The Southern Illinoisan...2011 Illinois State Scholar.
Personal: Full name is Lacey Sheyanna Gibson... Born Oct. 18, 1992, in Carbondale, Illinois...Daughter of David and Lisa Gibson...Has one brother...Majoring in pre-med.