Franklin Adams
    Franklin Adams

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    West Orange, N.J.

    High School:
    West Orange HS

    Event:
    Jumps

    Birthdate:
    05/29/1995

    Experience:
    SO


    01/31/2015

    Salukis nab four event titles and two school records on final day of Indiana Relays

    Freshman Lindsey Murray broke SIU's all-time indoor pole vault record for the third time in four meets as a Saluki.

    01/29/2015

    Salukis trek to Hoosier State for Indiana Relays

    Southern currently owns 18 national top-50 marks -- six of which are in the top-10.

    01/24/2015

    Murray breaks school pole vault record again, Salukis take two more event titles on Day Two of Vanderbilt Invite

    In three meets as a Saluki, freshman Lindsey Murray has now set and broken her own school record in the indoor pole vault.

    01/22/2015

    Salukis travel to Nashville for Vanderbilt Invite this weekend

    The Saluki women's squad is ranked No. 23 in the nation.

    01/17/2015

    Salukis wrap up with four more titles on Day Two of Kentucky Invitational

    After winning the men's weight throw Friday night, SIU ended with a total five event wins.

    12/08/2014

    2014 Saluki Fast Start

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

    04/03/2014

    2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, 3.29.14.

    03/28/2014

    2014 Bill Cornell Spring Classic, Day One

    Photos from Day One of the Bill Cornell Spring Classic, 3.28.14.

    03/01/2014

    MVC Indoor Championships, Day One

    Photo Credit courtesy of Roland Ferrie, UNI University Relations

    02/08/2014

    2014 SIU Invite, Day One

    Photos from Day One of the SIU Invite, Feb. 7, 2014.

    TFRRS Bio

    2013-14
    MVC Indoor Champion for Long Jump (7.36m)
    All-MVC, Long Jump (Indoor)
    MVC Indoor Champion for Long Jump (7.36m)...All-MVC, Long Jump (Indoor)...Finished first in long jump at the Saluki Open with a 7.06 mark...Placed seventh in triple jump at the MVC Indoor Championships with a 13.95 mark...Held SIU's highest mark of the season in outdoor long jump at 7.27m...Finished eighth in long jump at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a 6.96m mark...Jumped 13.84m to place eighth in triple jump at the MVC Outdoor Championships...Ran a leg of the 4x100m to place sixth at the MVC Outdoor Championships...Took first place of 18 in long jump at the Bill Cornell Spring Classic with a 7.27m mark...Competed in long jump and triple jump in eight indoor meets...Participated in three events (long jump, triple jump, 4x100m) in seven outdoor meets.

    High School
    Participated in both baseball and basketball in addition to track and field...Competed in the 100 meter dash, high jump, long jump, triple jump, discus and shot put in high school...Two-time first-team all-conference selection and one-time second-team selection in the long jump.

    Personal
    Born May 29, 1995, to James and Geniece Adams in Newark, N.J....Father is a civil engineer and his mother is a zoning officer...Has two siblings, James (20) and Barden (16)...Father was a five-time Big East champion in track at Villanova...Brother, James, is currently a sophomore track athlete at the University of South Carolina...Majoring in engineering.

    Friday, Feb 6
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. 9:30 AM
    Saturday, Feb 7
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. 9:00 AM
    Saturday, Feb 14
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track West Lafayette, Ind. All Day
    Friday, Feb 20
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Charleston, Ill. All Day
    Saturday, Feb 28
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Cedar Falls, Iowa All Day
    Sunday, Mar 1
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Cedar Falls, Iowa All Day
    Friday, Mar 13
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Fayetteville, Ark. All Day
    Saturday, Mar 14
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Fayetteville, Ark. All Day
    Friday, Mar 27
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. All Day
    Saturday, Mar 28
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. All Day
    SIU