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.
The men's 8K Blue Race begins at 11 a.m., and the women's 6K Blue Race will start at 11:40 a.m.
Photos from the SIU sweep of the Missouri Valley Cross Country Championships on Nov. 2, 2013 in Des Moines, Iowa.
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.