Josh Freeman
    Josh  Freeman

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Fox River Grove, Ill.

    High School:
    Cary-Grove

    Event:
    Throws

    Birthdate:
    08/22/1994

    Experience:
    SR


    02/07/2016

    Salukis close out Don DeNoon Invitational with impressive performances

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

    02/05/2016

    Salukis tally four wins on day one of Don DeNoon Invitational

    Both the men's and women's teams sit in first place

    06/28/2015

    Freeman finishes 12th in the shot put at final day of USA Outdoor Championships

    Freeman’s third throw of the day was his best at 19.29m (63-03.50).

    06/27/2015

    DeAnna Price qualifies for IAAF World Championships following runner-up finish in the hammer throw

    Price's best throw of 72.30m (237-02) is the fourth-best in NCAA history, which also makes her the eighth-best American thrower ever.

    06/25/2015

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

    This is Stevens' fifth-career world team.

    04/18/2015

    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.

    03/29/2015

    2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic

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

    02/07/2015

    2015 SIU Invitational, Day Two

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

    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

    TFRRS Bio

    2014-15

    Outdoor First Team All-American, Shot Put
    Indoor First Team All-American, Shot Put
    Outdoor Regional Qualifier, Discus
    MVC Indoor Champion, Shot Put
    MVC Outdoor Champion, Shot Put, Discus
    All-MVC, Shot Put, Discus (Outdoor)
    All-MVC, Shot Put (Indoor)
    MVC Most Outstanding Male Field Athlete
    MVC Field Athlete of the Week (2/17/15)

    Indoor All-American, shot put...Placed first in shot put at the MVC Indoor Championships with a 18.66m mark...Finished eighth in shot put at the NCAA Indoor Championships...Held SIU's highest mark of the season for shot put at 19.40m...Took first place in shot put five times throughout the indoor season...Competed in shot put at nine indoor meets and the weight throw in six...Took first in the weight at the Indiana Relays...Set a PR in the weight at the MVC Indoor Championships, scoring points for Southern with a personal-best 18.88m throw and a sixth-place finish...Outdoor All-American, shot put...First Saluki to earn outdoor all-American shot put honors since 1966...NCAA Regional Qualifier, Discus...MVC Outdoor Champion, Shot Put and Discus becoming first Saluki male to win both since 1984...MVC Most Outstanding Male Field Athlete...MVC Field Athlete of the Week for the week of Feb. 17, 2015...Took first place in shot put at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a 19.70m mark...Threw a personal-best 57.09m to take first in the discus at the MVC Outdoor Championships...Placed 20th with a 53.34m mark in discus at the NCAA West Regional...Competed in discus, hammer and shot put in eight outdoor meets...Won six event titles; four in the shot and two in the weight.

    2013-14
    Outdoor National Qualifier, Shot Put
    NCAA Regional Qualifier, Shot Put, Discus
    MVC Outdoor Champion, Shot Put
    All-MVC, Shot Put (Outdoor)
    MVC Outdoor Championship Shot Put record holder
    Honorable Mention All-American, Shot Put
    MVC Most Outstanding Male Field Athlete
    Two-time MVC Field Athlete of the Week
    Indoor National Qualifier, Shot Put
    All-MVC, Shot Put (Indoor)
    SIU All-Time Shot Put record holder (Indoor & Outdoor)
    Indoor National Qualifier, Shot Put...All-MVC, Shot Put (Indoor)...Placed second in shot put at the MVC Indoor Championships with a 18.73m mark...Finished 10th in shot put at the NCAA Indoor Championships...Held SIU's highest mark of the season for shot put, at 19.43m...Threw for SIU's second-longest distance in weight throw at 18.47m...Took first place in shot put three times throughout the indoor season...Competed in shot put and weight throw in 10 indoor meets...Outdoor National Qualifier, Shot Put...NCAA Regional Qualifier, Shot Put...MVC Outdoor Champion, Shot Put...All-MVC, Shot Put (Outdoor)...Honorable Mention All-American, Shot Put...MVC Most Outstanding Male Field Athlete...Two-time MVC Field Athlete of the Week...Took first place in shot put at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a 19.86m mark...Set a new MVC Outdoor Championships record with his 19.86m shot put mark...Threw 46.51m to place 12th in hammer throw at the MVC Outdoor Championships...Placed second in discus at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a 52.47m mark...Qualified for NCAA Regionals in shot put and discus...Finished third of 46 in shot put with a 19.51m mark at the NCAA West Region Prelims...Placed 21st with a 18.11m mark in shot put at the NCAA Outdoor Championships...Holds SIU's all-time indoor shot put record...Holds SIU's all-time outdoor shot put record...Competed in discus, hammer and shot put in nine outdoor meets.

    2012-13
    MVC Champion, Shot Put (Outdoor)
    All-MVC, Shot Put (Indoor)
    Fifth (Indoor) and Sixth (Outdoor) in SIU Shot Put History
    Won eight shot put titles across both the indoor and outdoor seasons...Competed in the shot put and weight throw in nine meets indoors, and the shot put, hammer throw and discus in eight meets outdoors...Finished in the top-three 15 times across both seasons...Finished second in the shot put at the USATF Junior Championships, qualifying for the Pan-Am Junior Athletics Championships in Medellin, Columbia.

    High School
    Two-time USATF All-American, three-time all-conference and three-time all-county in high school...Holds school record in shot put and discus...2012 3A state champion in shot put and discus...Ranks third in Illinois history in the shot put with a mark of 66-0...Part of first Cary-Grove school to win sectional title...Voted team MVP in 2012...All-time points leader in Cary-Grove Track and Field history...Named 2012 track and field athlete of the year by the Northwest Herald...Set a Cary-Grove school record in the discus with a toss of 181-3....Member of the 2009 state championship football team.

    Personal
    Born on August 22, 1994 in Barrington, Ill... Son of William and Stacy Freeman...Has one sister, Nicole...Majoring in Sport Administration.

    Friday, Feb 12
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Birmingham, Ala. All Day
    Saturday, Feb 13
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    Track Birmingham, Ala. All Day
    Saturday, Feb 27
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Cedar Falls, Iowa All Day
    Sunday, Feb 28
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    Track Cedar Falls, Iowa All Day
    Friday, Mar 11
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    Track Birmingham, Ala. All Day
    Saturday, Mar 12
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    Track Birmingham, Ala. All Day
    Thursday, Mar 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Tuscaloosa, Ala. All Day
    Friday, Mar 18
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    Track Tuscaloosa, Ala. All Day
    Saturday, Mar 19
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Tuscaloosa, Ala. All Day
    Friday, Mar 25
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. All Day