Oscar Medina earns All-Region honor for his excellent race
Salukis put together great team prformances
Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award
Kristen Levi (20th) and Kelley Gallagher (21st) both earned All-Midwest Region honors.
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).
Photos from the 2014 MVC Cross Country Championships, hosted by Southern Illinois on Nov. 1, 2014.
Photos from the 2014 Saluki Invitational, taken on 9.20.14.
Photos from the SIU sweep of the Missouri Valley Cross Country Championships on Nov. 2, 2013 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Ran in five meets for SIU... Finished fourth at the Saluki Invitational (9/20), with a time of 18:26.8... Earned a 24th place finish at the MVC Championships.
Ran in five meets for SIU...Finished 35th at the MVC Championships as a part of the first SIU women's conference title since 1992...Finished 53rd at the NCAA Midwest Regional as part of the highest Saluki women's regional finish in school history (fourth)...Also posted two top-20 finishes to start the year...Set personal bests in the 5K (17:49.79, Saluki Invitational) and 6K (21:39.18, NCAA Regional).
Ran in five meets...Two top-15 finishes, including an 11th place finish at the Saluki invitational...Finished 47th at the MVC Championships.
Participated in four meets for the Salukis...Best finish was 25th at the Saluki Invitational with a time of 20:58.9.
All-conference selection for high jump freshman and sophomore years... All-state selection junior and senior year...Senior year placed sixth in state in the 800m.
Full name is Omobolarinwa F. Rotibi...Born August 18, 1993 in Maryland...Daughter of Olabode and Abimbola Rotibi...Has one brother and two sisters..Sister Kemi played basketball at University of Louisiana-Layfaette...Brother plays basketball at Simpson University.
|Friday, Sept 4|
|Cross Country||Charleston, Ill.||5:00 PM|
|Friday, Sept 11|
|Cross Country||St. Louis, Mo.||5:00 PM|
|Friday, Sept 18|
|Cross Country||Carbondale, Ill.||5:00 PM|
|Saturday, Oct 3|
|Cross Country||Lawrence, Kan.||9:00 AM|
|Friday, Oct 16|
|Cross Country||Tuscaloosa, Ala.||5:00 PM|
|Saturday, Oct 31|
|Cross Country||Evansville, Ind.||9:30 AM|