Franklin Adams
    Franklin  Adams

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    West Orange, N.J.

    High School:
    West Orange HS

    Event:
    Jumps

    Birthdate:
    05/29/1995

    Experience:
    SO


    04/24/2015

    Salukis win two events in the rain at Day One of the A-State Red Wolves Open

    Franklin Adams won the long jump on a wind-aided PR leap of 7.41m (24-03.75), the 27th-best jump in the NCAA West Region this season.

    04/18/2015

    American Junior and Missouri Valley records tumble in SIU's favor on final day of Mt. SAC Relays

    Raven Saunders (shot put) and Curtis Wideman (hammer throw) both broke the all-time MVC record in their respective events, which were previously held by Salukis.

    04/15/2015

    Saluki Track and Field ready for action-filled weekend at three meets in California

    Southern will compete at the Mt. SAC Relays (April 16-18, Walnut, Calif.), Beach Invitational (April 17-18, Norwalk, Calif.) and Bryan Clay Invitational (April 17, Azusa, Calif.).

    04/11/2015

    Salukis win four titles at Day Two of Tennessee Relays

    Cara Engel won the women's college pole vault on a PR clearance of 4.00m (13-01.50), which would have broken the school record only one week ago.

    04/04/2015

    Saluki women finish first, men second at conclusion of Big Blue Classic

    The Saluki women won the meet by 38.25 points.

    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

    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.

    Saturday, May 2
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Terre Haute, Ind. All Day
    Friday, May 15
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Normal, Ill. All Day
    Saturday, May 16
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Normal, Ill. All Day
    Sunday, May 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Normal, Ill. All Day
    Thursday, May 28
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Austin, Texas All Day
    Friday, May 29
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Austin, Texas All Day
    Saturday, May 30
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Austin, Texas All Day
    Wednesday, June 10
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day
    Thursday, June 11
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day
    Friday, June 12
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day