Junior Brian Dixon has an outside chance to claim an individual at-large berth for the NCAA Nationals.
This is the first MVC title for the men since 2008; third is the highest finish for the women since 2006.
The men's squad received two first place votes.
Zach Dahleen notched his highest finish of the season.
Brian Dixon paced the Saluki men with a sixth-place finish time of 24:49 in the men's 8K race.
Last updated January 9, 2013
2012: 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.
2011: 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.
High School: 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...Went to same high school as Cindy Crawford and Richard Jenkins.
Personal: 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 engineering undecided.