Lacey Gibson
    Lacey Gibson


    Carbondale, Ill.

    High School:



    SIU set to host MVC Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships on Saturday

    If the Saluki men and women were to repeat as Valley champions, it would be the first time in conference history the same school swept in consecutive years.


    SIU opens season with strong showing at Saluki Early Bird

    SIU men defeats Indiana state


    182 Salukis earn academic honors from MVC

    Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award


    Saluki women finish fourth, men 11th at NCAA Midwest Regional

    Kristen Levi (20th) and Kelley Gallagher (21st) both earned All-Midwest Region honors.


    Salukis earn seven cross country MVC Scholar-Athlete honors

    Seven cross country MVC Scholar-Athletes are the most in a single season in SIU history.


    2014 MVC Cross Country Championships

    Photos from the 2014 MVC Cross Country Championships, hosted by Southern Illinois on Nov. 1, 2014.


    2014 Saluki Invitational (Cross Country)

    Photos from the 2014 Saluki Invitational, taken on 9.20.14.


    MVC Cross Country Championships

    Photos from the SIU sweep of the Missouri Valley Cross Country Championships on Nov. 2, 2013 in Des Moines, Iowa.

    Personal Bests
    4K 15.23.74
    5K 17:58.19
    6K 21:38.29

    Set a new personal best in the 4K at the Saluki Early Bird (8/29)... Finished seventh at the Saluki Early Bird for her best finish of the season.

    MVC Scholar-Athlete
    MVC Scholar-Athlete...Finished 20th at the MVC Championships, a key part in the Saluki women's first MVC title since 1992...Ran in six meets...Finished in the top-five twice and the top-20 four times...Finished 96th at the NCAA Regional, where the Saluki women posted the highest regional finish in school history.

    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.

    MVC Athlete of the Week (Sept. 28)
    Competed in all seven meets for the Salukis... Notched five top-20 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-20 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.

    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.