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2018-19 Cross Country Roster

Emily Franz


Class Junior
Hometown Johnstown, Ohio
High School Bishop Hartley
Bio

TFRRS

AS A SENIOR:

  • Won the Billy Hayes Invitational with a season best 800m time of 2:14.25.
  • Took fourth place in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:15.75 in outdoor season debut at the Spartan Invitational.
  • As part of the Notre Dame DMR entry, raced to a third-place finish (11:50.38) at the Meyo Invitational.
  • Claimed third place in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:17.75 at the Notre Dame Invitational.
  • Raced to a runner-up finish in the 800-meter run (2:22.01) to open indoor campaign at the Blue and Gold Invitational.

AS A JUNIOR:

  • Began indoor season with an eighth-place finish in the 800-meter run (2:18.09) at the Notre Dame Invitational.
  • Established a PR with a time of 18:38.60 at the Joe Piane Invitational (5K).
  • Placed fourth with a time of 18:54.00 to open the cross country season at the National Catholic Invitational (5K).

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Set a personal best at the Alex Wilson Invite with a time of 2:14.08 in the 800m (indoor).
  • Competed in the Virginia Classic, setting a season best of 2:13.05 in the 800m (outdoor).
  • Recorded a season best in the 1500 Meter at the Gina Relays with a time of 4:53.37.

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Ran in one track meet during the indoor season.
  • Placed third in the 800m (2:14.23) at the Blue & Gold Invitational.

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Graduated from Bishop Hartley High School in May 2015.
  • Four-time letterwinner in both track & field and cross country.
  • Four-time Bishop Hartley Cross Country Most Valuable Runner.
  • Also Track Most Valuable Runner as a senior.
  • Four-time cross country league champion.
  • Four-time league champion in the 800 meters.
  • 2015 regional outdoor 800 meters champion.
  • Three-time all-state selection in the indoor 800 meters.
  • Cross country all-state as a senior.
  • Set the Bishop Hartley School record in the 800 meters (2:10.9) as a junior and in the 5K (18:40.97) as a senior.
  • 2011-2013 Junior Olympic National qualifier in the 800 meters and 1,500 meters.
  • 2013 Junior Olympic 1,500 meters All-American.
  • 2011 and 2013 New World Track Club Outstanding Female Athlete.
  • Named class valedictorian.
  • Daughter of Greg and Mary Franz.
  • Has a brother, Matthew, and a sister, Hannah.
  • Enrolled in the First Year of Studies with plans to study biochemistry.

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