Josh Freeman
    Josh  Freeman

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Fox River Grove, Ill.

    High School:
    Cary-Grove

    Position:
    Throws

    Birthdate:
    08/22/1994

    Experience:
    JR


    03/28/2015

    Salukis sweep 2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic; Saunders breaks outdoor American Junior shot put record

    Saunders' winning toss of 17.70m (58-01.00) broke the outdoor American Junior record, which had stood since 1991.

    03/14/2015

    Raven Saunders wins NCAA shot put title, Saluki women finish program-best ninth at NCAA Indoor Championships

    Saunders won on a massive throw of 18.62m (61-01.25), the sixth-best throw in the world in 2015.

    03/13/2015

    Price and Lozano both earn First-Team All-American honors on Day One of NCAA Indoor Championships

    Price and Lozano become the 147th and 148th First-Team All-Americans in SIU history.

    03/12/2015

    Seven Salukis set to compete at NCAA Indoor Championships

    SIU will only be represented in the women's weight throw on Day One, where seniors Sophia Lozano and DeAnna Price will compete at 4 p.m. CDT.

    03/04/2015

    Salukis officially qualify seven for NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships

    Seven is the most to qualify for the indoor national meet during Connie Price-Smith's tenure, dating back to her first season as head coach of the combined program in 2004-05.

    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

    04/03/2014

    2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, 3.29.14.

    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.

    Friday, Apr 3
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Charleston, Ill. 2:00 PM
    Saturday, Apr 4
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Charleston, Ill. All Day
    Friday, Apr 10
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Knoxville, Tenn. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 11
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Knoxville, Tenn. All Day
    Thursday, Apr 16
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Walnut, Calif. All Day
    Friday, Apr 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Walnut, Calif. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 18
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Walnut, Calif. All Day
    Friday, Apr 24
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Jonesboro, Ark. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 25
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Jonesboro, Ark. All Day
    Saturday, May 2
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Terre Haute, Ind. All Day