Freya Block
    Freya  Block

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Neponset, Ill.

    High School:
    Kewanee HS

    Event:
    Throws

    Birthdate:
    02/06/1995

    Experience:
    JR


    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

    07/22/2015

    Saluki men and women named USTFCCCA All-Academic Teams

    Six Salukis earned individual All-Academic honors

    05/28/2015

    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.

    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.

    05/16/2015

    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

    2014-15
    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.


    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.

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