Curtis Wideman
    Curtis  Wideman

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Evanston, Ill.

    High School:
    Evanston Township

    Event:
    Throws

    Birthdate:
    04/26/1993

    Experience:
    SR


    04/18/2015

    American Junior and Missouri Valley records tumble in SIU's favor on final day of Mt. SAC Relays

    Raven Saunders (shot put) and Curtis Wideman (hammer throw) both broke the all-time MVC record in their respective events, which were previously held by Salukis.

    04/18/2015

    Salukis have solid second day in California

    Curtis Wideman unloaded a four-foot outdoor PR in the shot put, where he lost on the final throw of competition after exploding for 18.96m (62-02.50) two throws earlier.

    04/15/2015

    Saluki Track and Field ready for action-filled weekend at three meets in California

    Southern will compete at the Mt. SAC Relays (April 16-18, Walnut, Calif.), Beach Invitational (April 17-18, Norwalk, Calif.) and Bryan Clay Invitational (April 17, Azusa, Calif.).

    04/11/2015

    Salukis win four titles at Day Two of Tennessee Relays

    Cara Engel won the women's college pole vault on a PR clearance of 4.00m (13-01.50), which would have broken the school record only one week ago.

    04/11/2015

    Salukis win two more titles on final day of Tennessee Relays

    Kyle Landon's winning height of 2.20m (7-02.50) pushes him into a tie for sixth in the NCAA this outdoor 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.

    02/06/2015

    2015 SIU Invitational, Day One

    Photos from Day One of Saluki track and Field's 2015 SIU Invitational at the SIU Recreation Center, Feb. 6, 2015.

    12/08/2014

    2014 Saluki Fast Start

    Photos from the 2014 Saluki Fast Start, Dec. 6, 2014

    TFRRS Bio

    2013-14
    Honorable Mention All-American (Hammer Throw, 19th place)
    NCAA National Qualifier (Hammer)
    NCAA Regional Qualifier (Hammer, Shot and Discus)
    4x All-MVC (Weight, Indoor and Outdoor Shot, Hammer)
    MVC Scholar-Athlete
    MVC Field Athlete of the Week (Feb. 11)
    Fifth All-Time at SIU in Weight Throw
    Fourth All-Time in the Hammer and Eighth All-Time in the Outdoor Shot
    Honorable Mention All-American outdoors in the hammer throw (19th place)...First career trip to Eugene for the NCAA Outdoor Championships...Qualified for outdoor regionals in all three of his throwing events (hammer, shot and discus)...Earned four All-MVC honors in the weight throw, hammer throw and the indoor and outdoor shot put...MVC Scholar-Athlete...Named the MVC's Field Athlete of the Week on Feb. 11...Finished the season moving up to fifth all-time in the weight throw (20.72m), as well as fourth in the hammer (64.32m) and eighth in the shot (17.64m) outdoors...Competed in nine meets indoors, winning three weight throw titles along the way...Also competed in nine meets outdoors, with two event titles coming at the Bill Cornell Spring Classic.

    2012-13
    NCAA Regional Qualifier (Hammer, Discus)
    All-MVC, Discus (Outdoor)
    Ranks Seventh All-Time at SIU in Discus and Hammer Throw
    NCAA Regional Qualifier in the hammer throw and discus...Finished 18th in the hammer throw and 30th in the discus at the NCAA West Regional...At the MVC Outdoor Championships he also scored in the shot put (fourth place) and hammer throw (fifth place)...Scored in the weight throw at the MVC Indoor Championships (eighth place)...Notched two event wins, both at the Saluki Outdoor Open (discus and hammer throw)...Set personal bests in the shot put (17.00m), discus (53.20m), hammer throw (61.72m) and weight throw (18.84m)...Participated in eight meets indoors and nine meets outdoors...Posted six top-three finishes indoors and eight outdoors.

    2011-12
    Competed in four events in 15 meets combined in the indoor and outdoor seasons...Notched four event wins over both seasons, three of them in the discus in the outdoor season.

    High School
    All-conference performer sophomore, junior, and senior years...All-state selection senior year.

    Personal
    Born on April 26, 1993... Son of Curtis and Valerie Wideman...Has one brother, Kyle...Graduated from the same high school as former Saluki and NFL tight end Damon Jones...Majoring in television broadcasting.

    Friday, Apr 24
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Jonesboro, Ark. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 25
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    Track Jonesboro, Ark. All Day
    Saturday, May 2
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Terre Haute, Ind. All Day
    Friday, May 15
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Normal, Ill. All Day
    Saturday, May 16
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Normal, Ill. All Day
    Sunday, May 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Normal, Ill. All Day
    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