Oscar Medina
    Oscar Medina


    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    Lake View H.S.



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

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


    Saluki men repeat as MVC Champions, Saluki women win first title since 1992

    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).


    Saluki men finish 16th, women 27th at Indiana State Pre-Nationals

    Southern will conclude the regular season in two weeks with the MVC Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, on Nov. 2.


    Salukis prepare for Indiana State Pre-National Invitational on Saturday

    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.


    Saluki women win Gold 5K, men finish 16th in Blue 8K at Notre Dame Invitational

    This is the third team win for the Saluki women this season, the most to start a season under head coach Matt Sparks and the most in a single season since 2008 for the SIU women.


    MVC Cross Country Championships

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

    TFRRS Bio

    Named All-MVC after his 9th-place finish at the MVC Championships that helped the Saluki men grab the conference title in 2012...Ran his best 8K time of 24:49 at the MVC Championships...Ran in seven meets...Placed outside of the top-ten only three times, the last of which coming at the NCAA Midwest Regionals, where he finished 68th...Finished second at the SIU Early Bird, his best finish.

    Redshirted...Competed in three meets, all unattached... In all three meets he notched top-20 finishes... Had a career best finish of second at the SIU Early Bird on Sept. 2...Finished season with an average finish of 9.3.

    High School
    All-state in track and cross country all four years...2009 and 2010 regional champion...2010 sectional champion...Placed fourth in state in the 1 mile senior year.

    Born August 18, 1992...Son of Fernando and Maria Medina...Majoring in Aviation Technology.

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