Oscar Medina
    Oscar  Medina


    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    Lake View H.S.



    Saluki Cross Country finishes season at NCAA Midwest Regional

    Oscar Medina finished 43rd to lead the men's side, while Krista Menghini placed 124th for the women


    Saluki Cross Country prepare for Midwest Regional

    SIU will look to have runners qualify for the NCAA Championship


    Shemonia and Medina lead SIU cross country at MVC Championship

    Shemonia and Medina earned All-MVC honors for their performances


    Saluki Cross Country prepares for MVC Championship meet

    Oscar Medina and Krista Menghini will lead SIU into action


    Saluki men picked sixth, women eighth in cross country pre-championship poll

    Southern is set to compete this weekend


    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.

    TFRRS Bio

    Personal Bests
    4K 12:25.1
    8K 24:06.3
    10K 30:41.6

    Named to the Midwest All-Region team after his 23rd place finish... Earned First Team All-Conference honors after finishing seventh at the MVC Championships... Was named MVC Athlete of the Week (9/23)... Set new personal best times in the 8K and 10K... Finished first at the Saluki Invitational (9/20)... Earned a fifth place finish at the Notre Dame Invitational (10/3).

    All-MVC (6th Place)
    Earned his second straight All-MVC honor after finishing sixth at the MVC Championships...Helped the Saluki men win their second consecutive conference title...Ran in five meets, including the NCAA Midwest Regional where he finished 51st...Posted two top-10 finishes, including a runner-up spot at the Saluki Invitational...Clocked new personal bests in the 8K (24:35.40, MVC Championships) and 10K (31:26.84, NCAA Regional).

    All-MVC (9th Place)
    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.