Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award
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.
Senior T.J. Heffernan won with a time of 12:43.93.
Zach Dahleen notched his highest finish of the season.
Ran in three meets for the Salukis...Best finish was fifth at the Saluki Early Bird.
Ran in four races for the Salukis...Two top-20 finishes, including a sixth-place finish at the SIU Early Bird...Best 8K time of the season was 26:19, clocked at the Bradley Classic on Oct. 12.
Participated in six meets, all with the Salukis...Best finish came at the SIU Early Bird on Sep. 2 in fifth place...Had an average finish of 34.3.
Three-time state qualifier and team's most valuable player at Lane Tech College Prep in Chicago...Set the school record in the indoor 4x800m during his senior year...Named most inspirational athlete all four years.
Born on Nov. 1, 1992, to Kadir Datu and Asho Kalu...Majoring in health care management.