This is the first MVC title for the men since 2008; third is the highest finish for the women since 2006.
Zach Dahleen notched his highest finish of the season.
Brian Dixon paced the Saluki men with a sixth-place finish time of 24:49 in the men's 8K race.
Sophomore Nich Schrader won the men's 8K.
Sadie Darnell took the win for the women, and unattached freshman Brandon Shemonia won for the men.
Last updated January 9, 2013
2012: 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...
2011: 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.
Personal: Born August 18, 1992...Son of Fernando and Maria Medina...Majoring in Aviation Technology.