SIU men defeats Indiana state
Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award
Kristen Levi (20th) and Kelley Gallagher (21st) both earned All-Midwest Region honors.
Seven cross country MVC Scholar-Athletes are the most in a single season in SIU history.
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.
Scorer on MVC Championship squad (19th place)
MVC Scholar-Athlete for her 19th place finish at the MVC Championships, her first such honor in her career...Was a scorer on the first Saluki women's cross country championship team in 21 yearswith her 19th-place finish...Placed in the top-10 twice and the top-20 thrice...Ran at the NCAA Midwest Regional, where she finished 100th on SIU's highest women's finish at the regional in school history -- also the highest in the Valley since 2005...Best 5K time of 18:08.80 came at home at the Saluki Invitational.
Ran in seven meets...Recorded three top-15 finishes, including a third-place finish at the SIU Early Bird... Finished 38th at the MVC Championships...Ran in the NCAA Midwest Regionals and finished 161st.
Competed in all seven meets for the Salukis... Notched four top-25 finishes, including two eleventh place finishes at the SIU Early Bird and the Saluki Invitational...Finished 44th at the MVC Championship.
TThree year all-conference...Named all-state junior and senior year...Conference champion senior year... Named Southeast Regional Runner of the Year.
Full name is Victoria Lynne Parry...Born Jan. 30, 1993 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri...Daughter of Mike and Grace Parry...Has one sister...Majoring in education.