Curtis Wideman
    Curtis Wideman

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Evanston, Ill.

    High School:
    Evanston Township

    Event:
    Throws

    Birthdate:
    04/26/1993

    Experience:
    JR


    07/02/2014

    182 Salukis earn academic honors from MVC

    Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award

    06/14/2014

    Gaston finishes 21st, Scott 23rd in the women's shot put on final day of NCAA Championships

    Both Salukis earn Honorable Mention All-American distinction for being one of the 24 national finalists.

    06/12/2014

    Wideman finishes 19th in the hammer, Gaston 22nd in the discus on Day Two of NCAA Championships

    Both Salukis earn Honorable Mention All-American distinction by being one of the 24 national finalists.

    06/11/2014

    Freeman finishes 21st in the shot put at Day One of NCAA Outdoor Championships

    Freeman finished 21st on his second throw of 18.11m (59-05.00), which will earn him Honorable Mention All-American honors.

    06/10/2014

    Five Salukis to compete at NCAA Outdoor Championships

    Josh Freeman (shot put), Ashley Gaston (discus, shot put), Kyle Landon (high jump), Alexus Scott (shot put) and Curtis Wideman (hammer throw) will each represent Southern at the national meet.

    05/18/2014

    2014 MVC Outdoor Championships, Day Three

    Photos from the final day of the MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Carbondale, Ill. 5.18.14

    05/17/2014

    2014 MVC Outdoor Championships, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the MVC Outdoor Championships in Carbondale, Ill. 5.17.14

    05/16/2014

    2014 MVC Outdoor Championships, Day One

    Photos from Day One of the 2014 MVC Outdoor Championships in Carbondale, Ill. 5.16.14

    04/03/2014

    2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, 3.29.14.

    03/28/2014

    2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, Day One

    Photos from Day One of the Bill Cornell Spring Classic, 3.28.14.

    TFRRS Bio

    2012-13
    All-MVC, Discus (Outdoor)
    Ranks Seventh All-Time at SIU in Discus and Hammer Throw
    NCAA Regional Qualifier in the hammer throw and discus...Finished 18th in the hammer throw and 30th in the discus at the NCAA West Regional...At the MVC Outdoor Championships he also scored in the shot put (fourth place) and hammer throw (fifth place)...Scored in the weight throw at the MVC Indoor Championships (eighth place)...Notched two event wins, both at the Saluki Outdoor Open (discus and hammer throw)...Set personal bests in the shot put (17.00m), discus (53.20m), hammer throw (61.72m) and weight throw (18.84m)...Participated in eight meets indoors and nine meets outdoors...Posted six top-three finishes indoors and eight outdoors.

    2011-12
    Competed in four events in 15 meets combined in the indoor and outdoor seasons...Notched four event wins over both seasons, three of them in the discus in the outdoor season.

    High School
    All-conference performer sophomore, junior, and senior years...All-state selection senior year.

    Personal
    Born on April 26, 1993... Son of Curtis and Valerie Wideman...Has one brother, Kyle...Graduated from the same high school as former Saluki and NFL tight end Damon Jones...Majoring in television broadcasting.

    Saturday, Dec 6
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. 10:00 AM
    Friday, Jan 16
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Lexington, Ky. All Day
    Saturday, Jan 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Lexington, Ky. All Day
    Friday, Jan 23
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Nashville, Tenn. All Day
    SIU