Brandon Shemonia
    Brandon  Shemonia


    Scott City, Mo.

    High School:
    Scott City HS





    Salukis close out Don DeNoon Invitational with impressive performances

    The men's and women's teams walked away with wins


    Salukis travel to Nashville for Vanderbilt Invite this weekend

    The Saluki women's squad is ranked No. 23 in the nation.


    Salukis wrap up with four more titles on Day Two of Kentucky Invitational

    After winning the men's weight throw Friday night, SIU ended with a total five event wins.


    Freeman wins gold in shot put, Shemonia finishes seventh in 10K at Pan Am Junior Championships

    Freeman was one of seven Americans to bring home gold for Team USA.


    Salukis send two more to Pan-Am Games and World Championships

    Former Saluki Bianca Stuart (Bahamas) and freshman Nikolai Gall (Barbados) will compete at the IAAF World Championships and Pan-Am Junior Athletics Championships both in August, respectively.

    TFRRS Bio


    MVC Honor Roll
    Competed in the 3,000m and 5,000m at two indoor meets...Took fifth in the 3,000m at the Kentucky Invitational...Did not compete during outdoor season.


    Participated in three events (mile, 3000m, 5000m) in six meets indoors and three events (1500m, 5000m, 10,000m) in four meets outdoors...Scored in the MVC Outdoor Championships with fifth-place finish in the 10,000m...MVC championships 10K time of 30:37.36 qualified him as a member of Team USA for the Pan-Am Junior Athletics Championships in Columbia.

    High School
    Track team captain all four years...All-Conference all four years in five different events...Conference champion in at least two events each year in high school in four different events...Won four individual conference titles his senior year in the 800m, 1600m, 3200m, and 4x800m races...Holds four different school records...Named an All-American his sophomore year in the 200m steeplechase...All-Conference three years in cross country and conference champion his junior and senior seasons.

    Born March 31, 1994 in Cape Girardeau, Mo., to Joseph Shemonia and Toni Hammes...Stepfather, Kevin Hammes, is a physical therapy assistant...His mother is a registered nurse...Has three siblings...Majoring in mechanical engineering.