Sadie Darnell
    Sadie Darnell

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Festus, Mo.

    High School:
    Festus

    Birthdate:
    03/26/1993


    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

    07/02/2014

    182 Salukis earn academic honors from MVC

    Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award

    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.

    11/05/2013

    Salukis earn seven cross country MVC Scholar-Athlete honors

    Seven cross country MVC Scholar-Athletes are the most in a single season in SIU history.

    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 14:54.0
    5K 17:33.30
    6K 21:18

    2013
    All-MVC (4th Place)
    MVC Scholar-Athlete
    MVC Athlete of the Week (Sept. 11)
    Earned first career XC All-MVC honor after finishing fourth at the MVC Championships...Was an integral part of the Saluki women's 2013 MVC Championship squad, which brought home the first SIU women's XC title since 1992...Competed in six meets and finished in the top-five in four of them...Ran a personal-best 5K time of 17:33.30 at Notre Dame on Oct. 4 (third place)...Ran at the NCAA Midwest Regional, where she finished 32nd to help secure the highest women's regional finish in school history.

    2012
    MVC Scholar-Athlete
    MVC Athlete of the Week (Sept. 25)

    MVC Scholar-Athlete...MVC Athlete of the Week (Sep. 25)...Participated in seven meets for the Salukis...Won two meets (SIU Early Bird and Saluki Invitational), finished sixth twice, and fell six seconds shy of earning All-MVC honors at the MVC Championships...Only finished worse than 11th twice (Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational - 46th; NCAA Midwest Regionals - 68th).

    2011
    Ran in six meets for the Salukis...notched three top-15 finishes, two of those in the top-ten...Best finish came at the SIU Early Bird where she finished sixth.

    High School
    All-state cross country sophomore and senior year... Four year all-state in track...Set state record in 4x800 sophomore year...Festus High School valedictorian.

    Personal
    Born March 26, 1993 in Festus, Mo. ...Has two brothers and one sister... Daughter of Brent and Nancy Darnell...Majoring in elementary education.

    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
    Saturday, Nov 1
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Cross Country Carbondale, Ill. TBA
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