Fourth is the highest ranking for either gender at SIU in the regional rankings since they became archived in 2009.
Salukis look to repeat as MVC Champions
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 SIU sweep of the Missouri Valley Cross Country Championships on Nov. 2, 2013 in Des Moines, Iowa.
All-MVC (5th Place)
Earned second-straight All-MVC honor with a 5th-place finish at the MVC Championships...Helped secure the Saluki men's second consecutive conference title...Finished 46th at the NCAA Midwest Regional...Posted two top-five finishes....Best finish of the year was 3rd at the Saluki Invitational...Set a new personal best in the 8K (24:31.30, MVC Championships).
All-MVC (7th Place)
Earned All-MVC with his seventh place finish at the MVC Championships en route to the men's title... Ran in seven meets...Finished in the top-ten five times, and out of those he had three top-five finishes -- including a win at the EIU Walt Crawford Open.
Participated in three meets for the Salukis...Notched a career-best finish in sixth place at the SIU Early Bird...Ended season with an average finish of 14.3.
Earned all-area first team and team most valuable player honors in both junior and senior seasons at DeKalb High School...Named team captain as both a junior and senior...Qualified for the Illinois state track meet as a junior...Garnered academic all-conference honors three times and named Illinois State Scholar.
Full name is Nicholas Brian Schrader...Born on June 7, 1992, in DeKalb, Ill...Son of Brian and Kolleen Schrader...Mother is an elementary school teacher and father is a mortgage lender...Has two sisters...Major is exercise science.
|Saturday, Sept 20|
|Cross Country||Carbondale, Ill.||10:00 AM|
|Friday, Oct 3|
|Cross Country||South Bend, Ind.||1:45 PM|
|Saturday, Oct 18|
|Cross Country||Terre Haute, Ind.||10:00 AM|
|Saturday, Nov 1|
|Cross Country||Carbondale, Ill.||10:30 AM|
|Friday, Nov 14|
|Cross Country||Peoria, Ill.||12:00 PM|