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