Franklin Adams
    Franklin  Adams

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    West Orange, N.J.

    High School:
    West Orange HS

    Event:
    Jumps

    Birthdate:
    05/29/1995

    Experience:
    JR


    02/05/2016

    Salukis tally four wins on day one of Don DeNoon Invitational

    Both the men's and women's teams sit in first place

    05/28/2015

    DeAnna Price qualifies for nationals in the hammer throw at Day One of NCAA West Regional

    In three outdoor seasons at SIU, Price has qualified for a trip to Eugene in the hammer each year.

    05/27/2015

    SIU looking to extend season for 19 Salukis at NCAA West Region Prelims

    In Austin this weekend, Southern will have 19 student-athletes compete in 26 events across the three-day preliminary championship.

    05/21/2015

    Salukis qualify 19 student-athletes to compete in 26 events at NCAA West Region Preliminary Round Championships

    This year's 19 regional qualifiers are the most since 2010, when Southern sent 27 in the first year of the current format.

    05/17/2015

    Saluki men win MVC Outdoor Championship for first time since 1992

    Southern sealed the deal on Sunday with extraordinary performances in the men's pole vault and discus.

    03/29/2015

    2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic

    2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex, March 28, 2015.

    02/06/2015

    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

    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.

    TFRRS Bio

    2014-15
    MVC Outdoor Champion for Long Jump (7.66m)
    All-MVC, Long Jump (Outdoor)
    MVC Outdoor Champion for Long Jump (7.66m)...All-MVC, Long Jump (Outoor)...Finished first in long jump at the A-State Red Wolves Open with a then personal-best mark of 7.41m...Placed first in long jump at the Bill Cornell SC with a 7.10m mark...Finished ninth in the triple jump at the MVC Outdoor Championships..Jumped 7.36m to place fourth in the long jump at the MVC Indoor Championships...Took first place in long jump at both the Saluki Fast Start Meet and the SIU Invitational...Competed in long jump in seven indoor meets...Participated in 60m, long jump and triple jump during indoor season.

    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.

    Thursday, May 26
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Lawrence, Kan. 4:30 PM Live Results
    Friday, May 27
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Lawrence, Kan. 12:00 PM Live Results
    Saturday, May 28
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Lawrence, Kan. 12:00 PM Live Results
    Wednesday, June 8
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. 12:30 PM