Adam Franklin
Adam Franklin
Year: SO
Hometown: Boonton Town, N.J.
High School: Mountain Lakes
Position: Sprints
Major: Communication Studies

2015-16

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished second in the, 110m hurdles (14.57s); 400m hurdles (52.08s); 4x100 relay team at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
  • Indoor:
    • Placed sixth overall finish in the 60m hurdles (8.49s). Second place 4x400 relay team at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished seventh overall in the 400m run (50.00s) at the Fastrack National Invite.
    • Placed fifth overall in the 200m run (22.57s) at the Donahue Games.  
    • Fourth in the 200m (22.82s). Part of the winning 4x400 relay team (3:23.63) at the URI Sorlien Memorial Invitational. 

High School

  • Attended Mountain Lakes High School.
  • Competed on both the football team and track & field team.
  • Recieved 6 varsity letters, two for football and four for track & field.
  • Captained the track team in 2014.
  • That same year he won the Track & Field 2014 Morris County Athlete of the Year Award.
  • He holds the track records in the 100, 200, 400 and long jump.

Personal

  • He has a passion for music and is a member of the campus radio.
  • His favorite athletes are Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant.
  • His favorite teams are the Oakland Raiders and Los Angeles Lakers.
  • He choose URI because of the welcoming coaching staff and team, and the area the campus is located in.
  • Majoring in Communications and hopes to have a future career in television production and music production.