Curtis Wideman
    Curtis  Wideman


    Evanston, Ill.

    High School:
    Evanston Township





    Jeneva Stevens qualifies for World Championships, two other Salukis compete at Day One of USATF Outdoor Championships

    This is Stevens’ fifth-career world team.


    Josh Freeman qualifies for nationals in the shot put on Day Two of NCAA West Regional

    Freeman finished third overall at 19.60m (64-03.75), his second-best throw of the season.


    DeAnna Price qualifies for nationals in the hammer throw at Day One of NCAA West Regional

    In three outdoor seasons at SIU, Price has qualified for a trip to Eugene in the hammer each year.


    SIU looking to extend season for 19 Salukis at NCAA West Region Prelims

    In Austin this weekend, Southern will have 19 student-athletes compete in 26 events across the three-day preliminary championship.


    Salukis qualify 19 student-athletes to compete in 26 events at NCAA West Region Preliminary Round Championships

    This year's 19 regional qualifiers are the most since 2010, when Southern sent 27 in the first year of the current format.


    2015 MVC Outdoor Championships, Day One

    Photos from Day One of the MVC Outdoor Championships in Normal, Ill.; May 15, 2015


    2015 MVC Senior Ceremony

    Photos from the MVC Senior Ceremony; May 15, 2015


    2015 Mt. SAC Relays, Day Three

    Photos from Day Three of the 57th running of the historic Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif., on April 18, 2015.


    2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic

    2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex, March 28, 2015.


    2015 SIU Invitational, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2015 SIU Invitational at the SIU Recreation Center, Feb. 7, 2015.

    TFRRS Bio

    Honorable Mention All-American (Hammer Throw, 19th place)
    NCAA National Qualifier (Hammer)
    NCAA Regional Qualifier (Hammer, Shot and Discus)
    4x All-MVC (Weight, Indoor and Outdoor Shot, Hammer)
    MVC Scholar-Athlete
    MVC Field Athlete of the Week (Feb. 11)
    Fifth All-Time at SIU in Weight Throw
    Fourth All-Time in the Hammer and Eighth All-Time in the Outdoor Shot
    Honorable Mention All-American outdoors in the hammer throw (19th place)...First career trip to Eugene for the NCAA Outdoor Championships...Qualified for outdoor regionals in all three of his throwing events (hammer, shot and discus)...Earned four All-MVC honors in the weight throw, hammer throw and the indoor and outdoor shot put...MVC Scholar-Athlete...Named the MVC's Field Athlete of the Week on Feb. 11...Finished the season moving up to fifth all-time in the weight throw (20.72m), as well as fourth in the hammer (64.32m) and eighth in the shot (17.64m) outdoors...Competed in nine meets indoors, winning three weight throw titles along the way...Also competed in nine meets outdoors, with two event titles coming at the Bill Cornell Spring Classic.

    NCAA Regional Qualifier (Hammer, Discus)
    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.

    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.

    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.