Franklin Adams
    Franklin Adams

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    West Orange, N.J.

    High School:
    West Orange HS

    Event:
    Jumps

    Birthdate:
    05/29/1995

    Experience:
    FR


    07/06/2014

    Current and future Salukis excel at USATF Junior Outdoor Championships

    Freshman Freya Block finished third in the hammer throw, fellow freshman Franklin Adams finished 15th in the long jump, and SIU signee Raven Saunders won the USA junior national title in the shot put.

    05/18/2014

    Saluki women finish third, men fifth at conclusion of MVC Outdoor Championships

    Ashley Gaston (discus) and Luke James (triple jump) won individual MVC titles on Sunday, and Josh Freeman (MVC Most Outstanding Field Athlete) and Sadie Darnell (Elite 18) were recognized as MVC award recipients.

    05/18/2014

    Saluki women in second, men third after second day of MVC Outdoor Championships

    Kyle Landon (high jump) and Josh Freeman (shot put) both won MVC titles on Saturday.

    05/14/2014

    SIU ready to host and compete in MVC Outdoor Championships this weekend

    Southern was picked to finish third in women's competition and to tie for fifth in men's competition.

    04/26/2014

    Salukis win five more event titles on final day of Red Wolves Open

    Southern won three of the four total 800 meter events ran on Saturday.

    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.

    02/08/2014

    2014 SIU Invite, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the SIU Invite, Feb. 8, 2014.

    TFRRS Bio

    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.

    Saturday, Dec 6
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. 10:00 AM
    Friday, Jan 16
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Lexington, Ky. All Day
    Saturday, Jan 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Lexington, Ky. All Day
    SIU