Oscar Medina
    Oscar Medina

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    Lake View H.S.

    Birthdate:
    08/18/1992


    08/25/2014

    Saluki women's cross country ranked fourth in USTFCCCA Midwest Region Preseason Rankings

    Fourth is the highest ranking for either gender at SIU in the regional rankings since they became archived in 2009.

    08/19/2014

    SIU Men and Women Picked to Win Cross Country Titles

    Salukis look to repeat as MVC Champions

    11/15/2013

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

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

    11/02/2013

    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).

    10/19/2013

    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.

    11/15/2013

    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 24:35.40
    10K 31:26.84

    2013
    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).

    2012
    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.

    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.

    Saturday, Sept 20
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Cross Country Carbondale, Ill. 10:00 AM
    Friday, Oct 3
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Cross Country South Bend, Ind. TBA
    Saturday, Oct 18
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Cross Country Terre Haute, Ind. TBA
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