Salukis take on Raleigh Relays

Saturday Southern Illinois track and field participated in their second outdoor meet of the season. 

Senior distance runner Claire Ayers set her new personal best with a time of 4:33.11 in the 1500m and finished 92nd out of 185 competitors. 

Senior Rachel Anderson set another personal best running the 3000m with a 10:24.17 time ranking ninth out of 34 runners. 


Dawson Smith finished in the top 20 for the men’s 3000m with a time of 8:59.44 and Ethan Senti finished the 5000m with a time of 14:29.49 on the men’s side. 

The Salukis will be back in action Friday March 31 when they head to Austin, Texas for the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays that end on April 1. 

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