Freya Block
    Freya  Block

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Neponset, Ill.

    High School:
    Kewanee HS

    Position:
    Throws

    Birthdate:
    02/06/1995

    Experience:
    SO


    05/27/2015

    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.

    05/21/2015

    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.

    05/20/2015

    Saluki Track and Field earns 19 MVC Scholar-Athlete honors

    For SIU, 19 is the most MVC Scholar-Athletes since 2011 (19).

    05/17/2015

    Saluki men win MVC Outdoor Championship for first time since 1992

    Southern sealed the deal on Sunday with extraordinary performances in the men's pole vault and discus.

    05/16/2015

    Saluki men and women both in second after incredible Day Two of MVC Outdoor Championships

    SIU scored 48 total points from the men's and women's shot put alone.

    05/16/2015

    2015 MVC Outdoor Championships, Day One

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

    12/08/2014

    2014 Saluki Fast Start

    Photos from the 2014 Saluki Fast Start, Dec. 6, 2014

    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

    2013-14
    USATF Junior Outdoor Championships qualifier

    USATF Junior Outdoor Championships qualifier...Finished in third hammer throw at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships with a personal best 54.49m throw...Finished 12th in weight throw at the MVC Indoor Championships with a 16.62m mark...Finished 17th in shot put at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a 10.69m mark...Placed 13th in discus at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a 40.39m mark...MVC Academic Honor Roll...Competed in weight throw and shot put in eight indoor meets...Competed in three events (discus, hammer, shot put) at seven outdoor meets.

    High School
    Participated in basketball as well as track and field...Competed in shot put and discus...Posted a personal best of 40-6 in shot put and a personal best of 136-1 in discus...Holds the school record for both shot put and discus...Was an IHSA State competitor all four years, placing 6th in discus in 2011 and 2nd in shot put and discus in 2013...Was All-Conference in shot put and discus in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

    Personal
    Born on Feb. 6, 1995, in Neponset, Ill., to Clinton and Melanie Block...Father is an attorney and mother is a registered nurse...has one sibling, August...Majoring in agribusiness economics.

    Thursday, May 28
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Austin, Texas All Day
    Friday, May 29
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Austin, Texas All Day
    Saturday, May 30
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Austin, Texas All Day
    Wednesday, June 10
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day
    Thursday, June 11
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    Friday, June 12
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    Saturday, June 13
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    Thursday, June 25
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day
    Friday, June 26
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day
    Saturday, June 27
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day