Alex Lietz
    Alex Lietz

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Hoyleton, Ill.

    High School:
    Nashville Community H.S.

    Position:
    Pole Vault

    Birthdate:
    01/25/1993

    Experience:
    JR


    07/02/2014

    182 Salukis earn academic honors from MVC

    Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award

    05/18/2014

    Saluki women finish third, men fifth at conclusion of MVC Outdoor Championships

    Ashley Gaston (discus) and Luke James (triple jump) won individual MVC titles on Sunday, and Josh Freeman (MVC Most Outstanding Field Athlete) and Sadie Darnell (Elite 18) were recognized as MVC award recipients.

    04/05/2014

    Saluki men and women both finish in third at conclusion of Big Blue Classic

    Southern won three event titles on the men's side on the final day.

    03/29/2014

    Freeman breaks outdoor shot put record as Saluki men finish first, women second at conclusion of 2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic

    Sophomore Josh Freeman broke the all-time SIU and MVC outdoor shot put records with his winning throw of 19.12m (62-08.75).

    02/27/2014

    Saluki women picked second, men fourth in MVC Indoor Pre-Championship Poll

    The Saluki women are looking for their first indoor title since 2009 and the men their second in three seasons (2012).

    02/08/2014

    2014 SIU Invite, Day One

    Photos from Day One of the SIU Invite, Feb. 7, 2014.

    TFRRS Bio


    2012-13
    Competed in the pole vault in eight meets indoors and four meets outdoors...Finished in the top-third twice indoors...Won the pole vault at the Saluki Open on Jan. 11...Set a personal best of 4.68m at the Illini Classic on Jan. 19.

    2011-12
    Competed in 12 meets in both the indoor and outdoor seasons...Finished third twice at the Saluki Fast Start and the Saluki Open of the indoor season.

    High School
    State champion in 4x400 senior year...State finalist in the pole vault.

    Personal
    Full name is Alexander James Lietz...Born on Jan. 25, 1993...Son of James and Dawn Lietz...Has two sisters...Majoring in physiology.

    SIU