Franklin Adams
    Franklin  Adams

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    West Orange, N.J.

    High School:
    West Orange HS

    Event:
    Jumps

    Birthdate:
    05/29/1995

    Experience:
    SO


    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.

    05/16/2015

    Saluki men and women both in second after incredible Day Two of MVC Outdoor Championships

    SIU scored 48 total points from the men's and women's shot put alone.

    05/14/2015

    Saluki men and women both picked to finish third at MVC Outdoor Championships

    The MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships will be hosted by Illinois State in Normal, Ill., on May 15-17.

    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.

    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
    Saturday, June 13
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day
    Thursday, June 25
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day
    Friday, June 26
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day
    Saturday, June 27
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Eugene, Ore. All Day