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2008-2009 Men's Track Roster

Greg Franklin

Class: SR
Position: Sprints
Height: 5-10
Weight: 165 pounds
Previous School: Prattville HS [Pratt (Kan.) CC]
Hometown: Prattville, Ala.

Earned All-Sun Belt honors in the 55 and 200 meters, placing third in both events at the Sun Belt Championships with times of 6.4 and 21.7, respectively...Set a personal best of 6.3 in the 55 in the preliminary heat of the SBC Championships...Won the 200 and placed third in the 400 meters at the MT Christmas Invitational in 21.58 and 49.56, respectively...Won the 55 in 6.39 at the Ed Temple Classic...Finished third in the 400 meters in 50.04 at the Middle Tennessee Classic Came in seventh at the Rod McCravy Memorial in the 60 meters in 6.81 and fourth in 200 in 21.6 was also part of the 4x400m relay team that finished fourth in 3:18.11...Placed seventh in the 60 in 6.88 and 15th at the 200 in 21.58 at the NCAA Last Chance Meet...Placed 10th in the 60 meters in 6.82 and 13th and in the 200 in 21.74 at the Kentucky Invitational.
Outdoor: Ranked 66th in the 100 meter dash and 67th in the 200 meter dash on the NCAA descending order list as well as 30th as a member of the 4x100 meter relay team...Earned NCAA Regional qualifying times in the 100 meters, 200 meters, and 4x100 meter relay at the Sun Belt Championships with times of 10.45, 21.08 and 39.95 finishing fourth, fourth and second, respectively...Earned All Sun Belt honors as a member of the 4x100 meter relay team...Won as a member of the 4x100 meter team and finished 4x200 meter team at the Georgia Relays with times of 40.77 and 1:25.79, respectively...Placed third on the 4x100 meter relay team in a time of 40.67, fourth in the 100 meter dash in 10.56, and fifth in the 200 meter dash in 21.4 at the Tiger Track Classic...Came in 10th in the 100 meter dash in 10.61 at the Georgia Tech Invitational...Finished 21st in 100 meters at the Sea Ray Relays in 10.64.

Earned All-Sun Belt honors in 55-meters, placing third at SBC Championships ... Placed third in 55 in 6.46 and fourth in 200-meters in 22.52 at MT Christmas Invitational ... Finished third in 200 in 21.82 and sixth in 400-meters in 49.05 at Kentucky Invitational ... Placed third in 200 in 22.33 at Blue Raider Invitational ... Placed second in 55 in 6.36, fourth in 200 in 22.07 and member of third-place mile relay (3:18.71) at Middle Tennessee Classic ... Finished seventh in 200 in 21.64 and 16th in 60-meters in 6.91 at Rod McCravy Memorial ... Placed third in 55 in 6.41 and third in 200 in 22.00 at MT Valentine Invitational ... Finished third in 55 in 6.40 at Sun Belt Championships.
Outdoor: Did not participate.

Before Middle Tennessee: Three-time All-American at Pratt CC in Kansas, earning accolades in 200-meters indoors and 100- and 200-meters outdoors ... Two-time All-Conference indoors and outdoors as well ... Lettered in track and basketball at Prattville HS ... Earned All-Metro in basketball and won 55-meter state indoor championship in track.

Personal: Greg Charles Franklin ... Son of Angie Cromer and the late Lorenzo Pickett ... Born December 1, 1986 ... Majoring in Liberal Studies.