Saluki junior All-American Josh Freeman finished 12th in the shot put at the final day of the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at historic Hayward Field.
After no experts in the media picked her to even win the NCAA title two weeks ago, Saluki junior DeAnna Price came within three inches of winning a USA hammer throw title -- finishing second to punch her ticket to the IAAF World Championships in the process.
SIU freshman and two-time NCAA shot put champion Raven Saunders successfully defended her USA junior title in her signature event at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships on Friday afternoon at historic Hayward Field.
Former Saluki Jeneva (McCall) Stevens highlighted SIU's performance at Day One of the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, finishing third in the shot put to qualify for the IAAF World Championships in Beijing.
Saluki sophomore jumper Kyle Landon has been named a Capital One/CoSIDA Third-Team Academic All-American, becoming SIU's first in track and field since 2010.