Both the men's and women's teams sit in first place
Six Salukis earned individual All-Academic honors
In three outdoor seasons at SIU, Price has qualified for a trip to Eugene in the hammer each year.
In Austin this weekend, Southern will have 19 student-athletes compete in 26 events across the three-day preliminary championship.
This year's 19 regional qualifiers are the most since 2010, when Southern sent 27 in the first year of the current format.
Photos from Day One of the MVC Outdoor Championships in Normal, Ill.; May 15, 2015
2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex, March 28, 2015.
Photos from the 2014 Saluki Fast Start, Dec. 6, 2014
Photos from Day Two of the 2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, 3.29.14.
Photos from Day One of the Bill Cornell Spring Classic, 3.28.14.
All-MVC, Hammer Throw (Outdoor)
Outdoor Regional Qualifier, Hammer Throw
MVC Scholar Athlete
MVC Honor Roll
Finished sixth in the weight throw at the MVC Indoor Championships...Set a new personal-best by throwing the weight 18.62m for a fifth place finish at the Kentucky Invitational...Finished in the top-5 in the weight throw at five of seven meets..Took third in the shot put at the Saluki Fast Start Meet...Claimed third in the hammer throw at the MVC Outdoor Championships to earn All-MVC honors...Tallied four top-5 finishes in the hammer...Set a new personal-best in the hammer with a throw of 59.45m at the Pacesetter Quad, finishing second...Qualified for the NCAA West Regional Meet...Threw the discus at seven outdoor meets...set a new PR in the discus with a toss of 45.26m at the A-State Red Wolves Open.
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.
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.