Both the men's and women's teams sit in first place
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.
Day One of the Saluki Open, Jan. 10, 2014
MVC Outdoor Champion, Pole Vault
Outdoor Regional Qualifier, Pole Vault
All-MVC, Pole Vault (Outdoor)
MVC Elite 18 Award
MVC Scholar Athlete
Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award
MVC Honor Roll
MVC Scholar Athlete of the Week
Competed in pole vault in eight indoor meets and eight outdoor meets...Cleared a personal-best 4.88m to finish seventh at the MVC Indoor Championships...Took home first at the Indiana Relays with a then PR of 4.85m, over .10m then his previous best vault...Cleared a PR 5.19m at the MVC Outdoor Championships to win the title...Qualfied for the NCAA Regional Meet, finishing 23rd with a vault of 5.05m...Claimed second by clearing 4.60m at the Bill Cornell SC.
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.