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
Both the men's and women's squads earned team honors, and sophomore Kristen Levi earned individual recognition from the coaches association.
Kristen Levi (20th) and Kelley Gallagher (21st) both earned All-Midwest Region honors.
Photos from the SIU sweep of the Missouri Valley Cross Country Championships on Nov. 2, 2013 in Des Moines, Iowa.
USTFCCCA All-Midwest Region (20th Place)
All-MVC (3rd Place)
Finished 20th at the NCAA Midwest Regional, helping the Saluki women to their highest regional finish in school history (fourth)...Earned USTFCCCA All-Midwest Region honorsfor finishing in the top-25 (along with teammate Kelley Gallagher), becoming one of the first Saluki women to do so since 2005...Was SIU's top finisher at the MVC Championships, where she earned All-MVC honors in third place...Helped usher in SIU's first women's conference title since 1992...MVC Scholar-Athlete...Ran in five meets for SIU...Finished in the top-20 in each meet, and only out of the top-five once (NCAA Regional, 20th)...Set personal bests in the 5K (17:30.30, MVC Championships) and 6K (20:59.43, NCAA Regional).
Ran in seven meets...Notched four top-20 finishes, with three of those in the top-10 and and two of them in the top-five...Finished 18th at the MVC Championships...Ran at the NCAA Midwest Regionals and finished 71st.
Placed fourth in her only meet of the year, the SIU Early Bird.
Seven time all-conference in cross country and track...six time state qualifier..three time all-state selection...Holds school record in 3200m and 1600m...Placed fourth in state in cross country sophomore year...Illinois State Scholar.
Full name is Kristen Marie Levi...Born April 28, 1993 in Rockford, Illinois...Daughter of Paul and Jan Levi...Has three brothers...Father is a middle school teacher, mother is a nurse...Majoring in secondary education.
|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|