Freshman Kyle Landon competes in the long jump during day one of the Bill Cornell Spring Classic Friday at the Lew
Hartzog Track and Field Complex. Landon earned third place in the event with a personal best of 6.95 meters, as well as
first place in the high jump in which he set a record with a clearance of 2.09 meters. The men’s track and field team took
first place overall at the meet.

Saluki track and field hits ground running

Outdoor track and field doesn’t always mean warm weather and ideal conditions to compete, but this didn’t stop one Saluki from having a record-breaking performance. The Salukis hosted their first outdoor track and field meet of the season during ... Continue Reading →

Cross Country takes lead in preseason poll

Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams enter the 2013 season with high expectations from the coaches in the Missouri Valley Conference. In a Monday press release by the Missouri Valley Conference, the men’s team was picked to win the conference ... Continue Reading →

Salukis flounder in last-chance meet

The SIU track and field team continued its successful season with two event wins during the weekend’s last-chance meets, but members failed to qualify additional athletes for the NCAA Indoor National Championships. Last-chance meets are opportunities ... Continue Reading →

Salukis win huge at Big Meet

SIU’s track and field teams added yet another solid performance to their indoor resume as they claimed six events during the weekend’s Grand Valley State Big Meet in Michigan. Both senior distance runner Zach Dahleen and junior jumper Dougie Palacious ... Continue Reading →

Track displays mid-season form at Saluki Open

The Saluki track team nabbed seven event wins in front of its home crowd to conclude the beginning of the 2013 indoor track season Saturday at the Saluki Open. Junior Dougie Palacious notched a triple jump title and posted a 14.99m mark, which is just ... Continue Reading →

Runners finish strong amid problems

After slow starts Saturday, both Saluki cross-country teams rebounded to place in the top 10 at the Chicago Lakefront Invitational. SIU’s men finished second in another strong outing and lost only to Wisconsin by 11 points. Earning a time of 24 minutes ... Continue Reading →

Saluki cross-country poised to meet expectations

Lofty expectations are in place for the men’s and women’s cross- country teams this season as they finished second and seventh respectively in the last year’s championship. The men’s team is projected to finish first in the Missouri Valley Conference ... Continue Reading →

McCall wins title in hammer throw, women’s team places 14th overall

Senior thrower Jeneva McCall became the national champion in the hammer throw as the SIU women’s track and field team placed 14th overall, the second-best finish in school history at the NCAA outdoor championship. The Salukis had seven athletes compete ... Continue Reading →

Track and field team sends seven athletes to NCAA finals

Seven members of the Saluki track and field team earned a chance to compete in the NCAA finals after their performances in regional competition. The finals will be June 6-9 in Des Moines, Iowa at the Drake University campus. The athletes earned their ... Continue Reading →
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