Curtis Wideman
    Curtis  Wideman

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Evanston, Ill.

    High School:
    Evanston Township

    Event:
    Throws

    Birthdate:
    04/26/1993

    Experience:
    SR


    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.

    03/01/2015

    No. 13 Saluki women narrowly finish in second, men finish fourth at conclusion of MVC Indoor Championships

    The No. 13 Saluki women lost by only three points after leading by nine with two events to go.

    02/28/2015

    Saluki men in first, women third after Day One of MVC Indoor Championships

    Combined, Southern won four individual championships and seven total All-MVC honors.

    02/27/2015

    Saluki men and women picked to finish third at MVC Indoor Championships

    Southern is looking for its first MVC team title since the Saluki men won the 2012 indoor title.

    02/24/2015

    Curtis Wideman named MVC Men's Field Athlete of the Week

    This is Wideman's third honor in three weeks.

    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

    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

    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.

    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
    Friday, May 15
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Normal, Ill. All Day