Freshman Freya Block finished third in the hammer throw, fellow freshman Franklin Adams finished 15th in the long jump, and SIU signee Raven Saunders won the USA junior national title in the shot put.
Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award
Day Two will begin with the men's javelin and women's discus at 10 a.m.
Sophomore Josh Freeman broke the meet and facility record in the shot put (19.43m/63-09.00).
Southern has one more meet on Feb. 21 (EIU Friday Night Special) before the MVC Indoor Championships on March 1-2.
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.
Photos from Day One of the SIU Invite, Feb. 7, 2014.
Photos from Day Two of the SIU Invite, Feb. 8, 2014.
Photos from Day Two of the Saluki Open, Jan. 11, 2014
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.