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SIU thrower attempting to make Rio 2016 Olympics

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

April 15, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) set the entry standards for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Tuesday. Junior thrower Josh Freeman posted on Facebook that he would attempt to make the United States roster f...

Salukis to improve on successful indoor season

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

March 25, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

The Saluki track and field team transitions indoor success to the outdoor season when they begin Friday.SIU finished the indoor season with an NCAA champion and a ninth place overall finish from the women’s team.Coach Connie Pric...

Finger injuries hinder success for All-American

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

March 24, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

Holding a 16-pound shot put requires all the power your hand has to offer, and when your throwing hand has three injured fingers, it becomes far more difficult.Junior thrower Josh Freeman suffered strains in his index, middle and ...

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