Freya Block
    Freya  Block

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Neponset, Ill.

    High School:
    Kewanee HS

    Position:
    Throws

    Birthdate:
    02/06/1995

    Experience:
    SO


    03/28/2015

    Salukis sweep 2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic; Saunders breaks outdoor American Junior shot put record

    Saunders' winning toss of 17.70m (58-01.00) broke the outdoor American Junior record, which had stood since 1991.

    03/01/2015

    No. 13 Saluki women narrowly finish in second, men finish fourth at conclusion of MVC Indoor Championships

    The No. 13 Saluki women lost by only three points after leading by nine with two events to go.

    02/28/2015

    Saluki men in first, women third after Day One of MVC Indoor Championships

    Combined, Southern won four individual championships and seven total All-MVC honors.

    02/27/2015

    Saluki men and women picked to finish third at MVC Indoor Championships

    Southern is looking for its first MVC team title since the Saluki men won the 2012 indoor title.

    02/13/2015

    SIU earns two titles and 10 top-five finishes at Day One of Fred Wilt Invitational

    Chad Weaver cleared 5.17m (16-11.50) to rank fifth all-time for SIU men's pole vault.

    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.

    02/08/2014

    2014 SIU Invite, Day One

    Photos from Day One of the SIU Invite, Feb. 7, 2014.

    02/08/2014

    2014 SIU Invite, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the SIU Invite, Feb. 8, 2014.

    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.

    Saturday, Apr 4
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Charleston, Ill. All Day
    Friday, Apr 10
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Knoxville, Tenn. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 11
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Knoxville, Tenn. All Day
    Thursday, Apr 16
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Walnut, Calif. All Day
    Friday, Apr 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Walnut, Calif. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 18
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Walnut, Calif. All Day
    Friday, Apr 24
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Jonesboro, Ark. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 25
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Jonesboro, Ark. All Day
    Saturday, May 2
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Terre Haute, Ind. All Day
    Friday, May 15
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Normal, Ill. All Day