The 2015 cross country season came to an end on Friday for Southern Illinois, as Oscar Medina and Krista Menghini raced their last meet in a Saluki uniform at the NCAA Midwest Regional meet in Lawrence, Kan.
The Saluki cross country teams will look to have runners qualify for the NCAA Championship, as Southern travels to Lawrence, Kan., for the NCAA Midwest Regional on Friday.
A pair of top-five finishes from Brandon Shemonia and Oscar Medina was the highlight of the day for SIU cross country, as the men's team earned a fifth place finish, and the women's team finished ninth at the Missouri Valley Conference Championship in Evansville, Ind., on Saturday.
After months of training and competitions, the Saluki cross country teams will head to Evansville, Ind., for the Missouri Valley Conference Championships on Saturday.
The Southern Illinois University men's cross country team was picked to finish sixth at the 2015 Missouri Valley Conference Championship, with the women being picked to finish eighth in the coaches' pre-championship poll, released by the Valley on Tuesday.