Josh Freeman
    Josh  Freeman

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Fox River Grove, Ill.

    High School:
    Cary-Grove

    Position:
    Throws

    Birthdate:
    08/22/1994

    Experience:
    JR


    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.

    05/17/2015

    Saluki men win MVC Outdoor Championship for first time since 1992

    Southern sealed the deal on Sunday with extraordinary performances in the men's pole vault and discus.

    05/16/2015

    Saluki men and women both in second after incredible Day Two of MVC Outdoor Championships

    SIU scored 48 total points from the men's and women's shot put alone.

    05/14/2015

    Saluki men and women both picked to finish third at MVC Outdoor Championships

    The MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships will be hosted by Illinois State in Normal, Ill., on May 15-17.

    05/05/2015

    Price and Wideman named MVC Field Athletes of the Week

    SIU has won 23 of the 26 weekly field athlete awards from the Valley this season.

    04/18/2015

    2015 Mt. SAC Relays, Day Three

    Photos from Day Three of the 57th running of the historic Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif., on April 18, 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.

    02/07/2015

    2015 SIU Invitational, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2015 SIU Invitational at the SIU Recreation Center, Feb. 7, 2015.

    05/18/2014

    2014 MVC Outdoor Championships, Day Three

    Photos from the final day of the MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Carbondale, Ill. 5.18.14

    05/17/2014

    2014 MVC Outdoor Championships, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the MVC Outdoor Championships in Carbondale, Ill. 5.17.14

    TFRRS Bio

    2013-14
    Outdoor National Qualifier, Shot Put
    NCAA Regional Qualifier, Shot Put, Discus
    MVC Outdoor Champion, Shot Put
    All-MVC, Shot Put (Outdoor)
    MVC Outdoor Championship Shot Put record holder
    Honorable Mention All-American, Shot Put
    MVC Most Outstanding Male Field Athlete
    Two-time MVC Field Athlete of the Week
    Indoor National Qualifier, Shot Put
    All-MVC, Shot Put (Indoor)
    SIU All-Time Shot Put record holder (Indoor & Outdoor)
    Indoor National Qualifier, Shot Put...All-MVC, Shot Put (Indoor)...Placed second in shot put at the MVC Indoor Championships with a 18.73m mark...Finished 10th in shot put at the NCAA Indoor Championships...Held SIU's highest mark of the season for shot put, at 19.43m...Threw for SIU's second-longest distance in weight throw at 18.47m...Took first place in shot put three times throughout the indoor season...Competed in shot put and weight throw in 10 indoor meets...Outdoor National Qualifier, Shot Put...NCAA Regional Qualifier, Shot Put...MVC Outdoor Champion, Shot Put...All-MVC, Shot Put (Outdoor)...Honorable Mention All-American, Shot Put...MVC Most Outstanding Male Field Athlete...Two-time MVC Field Athlete of the Week...Took first place in shot put at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a 19.86m mark...Set a new MVC Outdoor Championships record with his 19.86m shot put mark...Threw 46.51m to place 12th in hammer throw at the MVC Outdoor Championships...Placed second in discus at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a 52.47m mark...Qualified for NCAA Regionals in shot put and discus...Finished third of 46 in shot put with a 19.51m mark at the NCAA West Region Prelims...Placed 21st with a 18.11m mark in shot put at the NCAA Outdoor Championships...Holds SIU's all-time indoor shot put record...Holds SIU's all-time outdoor shot put record...Competed in discus, hammer and shot put in nine outdoor meets.

    2012-13
    MVC Champion, Shot Put (Outdoor)
    All-MVC, Shot Put (Indoor)
    Fifth (Indoor) and Sixth (Outdoor) in SIU Shot Put History
    Won eight shot put titles across both the indoor and outdoor seasons...Competed in the shot put and weight throw in nine meets indoors, and the shot put, hammer throw and discus in eight meets outdoors...Finished in the top-three 15 times across both seasons...Finished second in the shot put at the USATF Junior Championships, qualifying for the Pan-Am Junior Athletics Championships in Medellin, Columbia.

    High School
    Two-time USATF All-American, three-time all-conference and three-time all-county in high school...Holds school record in shot put and discus...2012 3A state champion in shot put and discus...Ranks third in Illinois history in the shot put with a mark of 66-0...Part of first Cary-Grove school to win sectional title...Voted team MVP in 2012...All-time points leader in Cary-Grove Track and Field history...Named 2012 track and field athlete of the year by the Northwest Herald...Set a Cary-Grove school record in the discus with a toss of 181-3....Member of the 2009 state championship football team.

    Personal
    Born on August 22, 1994 in Barrington, Ill... Son of William and Stacy Freeman...Has one sister, Nicole...Majoring in Sport Administration.

    Thursday, May 28
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Austin, Texas All Day
    Friday, May 29
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Austin, Texas All Day
    Saturday, May 30
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Austin, Texas All Day
    Wednesday, June 10
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day
    Thursday, June 11
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day
    Friday, June 12
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day
    Saturday, June 13
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day
    Thursday, June 25
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day
    Friday, June 26
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day
    Saturday, June 27
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day