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Height: 6'1"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Ashland, OR
High School: Ashland High School
Experience: High School


2019 Indoor: Took second place in the 800m run with a PR of 1:58.84 at the Cougar Indoor.

2018 Cross Country: Seattle U Cross Country Male Freshman of the Year... finished the 10k run 33:41.40, a personal best, at the NCAA West Regional Cross Country Championships… had an 8k time of 25:57.80 at the WAC Cross Country Championships… personal-best 8k time 25:38.10 at the Bronco Invitational (Oct. 13).

High School: A four-year varsity athlete, Franklin ranked sixth in the state of Oregon for the 1500m race and 23rd nationally with a best time of 3:57.43 in 2018… in the same year, he placed third in the Oregon School Activities Association 5A State Championships in the 1500m… placed fourth in the same competition as a member of the 4x400 relay team with a time of 3:27.38… acted as captain of Ashland High School’s cross country team.

Personal: Alex Franklin plans to major in business with a minor in economics.  His father Jeff ran track and cross country at Pace University, while his mother Kerri did the same at UC Santa Barbara.

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Cross Country: WAC Championship Recap