Six Salukis earned individual All-Academic honors
Raven Saunders (shot put) and Luke James (triple jump) were Southern's two Day Three qualifiers.
Freeman finished third overall at 19.60m (64-03.75), his second-best throw of the season.
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.
Day One of the Saluki Open, Jan. 10, 2014
MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award recipient...Took first place in pole vault at the GVSU Big Meet with a 4.66m mark...Placed 13th in the 400m race at the SIU Invitational with a 54.79 finish...Cleared 4.60m to take first place in pole vault at the Bill Cornell Spring Classic... Finished ninth in pole vault at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a 4.78m mark...Competed in pole vault in seven indoor meets and seven outdoor meets.
Prior to SIU
Attended but did not compete at Purdue.
Finished third in the pole vault in the IHSAA state meet in 2012...Set the regional and county records in the pole vault at 15-05 and was the regional champion.
Born Dec. 10, 1993, in Atlanta, Ga., to John and Crissi Schuck...Father is an IT specialist for the FDIC and his mother is the planetarium specialist at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis...Has one sibling, Jessie (15)...Majoring in criminology and criminal justice.