Franklin Adams
    Franklin  Adams

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    West Orange, N.J.

    High School:
    West Orange HS

    Event:
    Jumps

    Birthdate:
    05/29/1995

    Experience:
    SO


    03/01/2015

    No. 13 Saluki women narrowly finish in second, men finish fourth at conclusion of MVC Indoor Championships

    The No. 13 Saluki women lost by only three points after leading by nine with two events to go.

    02/28/2015

    Saluki men in first, women third after Day One of MVC Indoor Championships

    Combined, Southern won four individual championships and seven total All-MVC honors.

    02/27/2015

    Saluki men and women picked to finish third at MVC Indoor Championships

    Southern is looking for its first MVC team title since the Saluki men won the 2012 indoor title.

    02/14/2015

    Raven Saunders highlights eight Saluki titles on Day Two of Fred Wilt Invitational

    Just one week after setting the American Junior record at 17.64m (57-10.50), Saunders broke it again -- along with the all-time SIU and MVC indoor records -- at 17.99m (59-00.25).

    02/12/2015

    Salukis return to Hoosier State for Fred Wilt Invitational at Purdue on Friday and Saturday

    The Saluki women are ranked No. 25 in the latest USTFCCCA National Computer Rankings Top-25.

    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.

    03/01/2014

    MVC Indoor Championships, Day One

    Photo Credit courtesy of Roland Ferrie, UNI University Relations

    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, 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
    Saturday, Apr 4
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Charleston, Ill. All Day
    Friday, Apr 10
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Knoxville, Tenn. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 11
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Knoxville, Tenn. All Day
    Thursday, Apr 16
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Walnut, Calif. All Day
    Friday, Apr 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Walnut, Calif. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 18
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Walnut, Calif. All Day
    SIU