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  Kalena Franklin
Kalena Franklin

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
West Branch, Mich.

High School:
Ogemaw Heights

Event:
Sprints

05/25/2013

Lockhart Wins Shot Put, GVSU Finishes Nationals

GVSU women finish in a tie for third, while the men finish 27th

05/24/2013

Lockhart Wins Discus, GVSU Women Lead after Day Two

Laker women have 30 points after day two of competition, while the men are tied for ninth with 10 points

05/15/2013

Entries Announced for Division II T&F Championship

Women land 21 entries and two relays, while men get 16 entries and one relay in

05/11/2013

Three School Records Fall at 2nd To Last Chance Meet

Women's 4x100, women's pole vault and men's triple jump records go down

05/03/2013

Laker Women Win 14th Straight GLIAC Outdoor Crown

GVSU women lead the way with 220 points, men finish second with 169 points

02/24/2013

Post Meet Comments

Post meet comments from Jerry Baltes after the GVSU track & field teams each won GLIAC championships.

06/08/2012

Video Recap by WGVU

A recap of the GVSU Track & Field teams competing at the 2012 NCAA Division II National Championships in Pueblo, Colorado.

03/10/2012

Mankato, Minn.

Video highlights of the NCAA Indoor Track & Field National Championships courtesy WGVU.

02/01/2013

GVSU Quad

05/03/2012

2012 GLIAC Outdoor Championships

Track and Field

2011-12: Had eight first-place finishes during the indoor season...Won the 60 meter hurdles at the Holiday Open (8.73), GVSU-SVSU Dual (8.76) and GVSU Tune-Up (8.64)...Helped the 4x400 meter relay team to victories at the Holiday Open (3:53.69), Mike Lints Alumni Open (3:49.90), GVSU-SVSU Dual (3:52.26), GVSU Tune-Up (3:47.28) and the GLIAC Indoor Championship (3:50.27)...Finished second at the 60 meter hurdles at the GLIAC Indoor Championship with a season-best time of 8.48 seconds...Earned two USTFCCCA All-American honors at the NCAA Division II Indoor Championships, finishing seventh in the 60 meter hurdles (8.53) and helping the 4x400 meter relay team to a third-place finish (3:48.46)...During the outdoor season, she was part of eight first-place finishes...Won the 100 meter hurdles at the Duke Invite (14.30), Hillsdale Invite (14.05), Aquinas Twilight (13.97w) and GVSU Last Chance Meet (13.84)...Helped the 4x400 meter relay team to victory at the Hillsdale Invite (3:51.03), Hillsdale Gina Relays (3:48.47), GLIAC Outdoor Championship (3:44.55), Aquinas Twilight (3:48.42) and GVSU 2nd to Last Chance Meet (3:48.03)...Finished fourth in the 100 meter hurdles at the GLIAC Outdoor Championship (13.96)...Earned a USTFCCCA All-American honor as part of the 4x400 meter relay team at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Championship, finishing fourth with a time of 3:43.18...Also ran the 100 meter hurdles at the event, finishing 11th in prelims with a time of 13.94 seconds.

2010-11: During the indoor season, she finished outside the top 10 only three times in 16 events she ran...Finished second in both the 60 hurdles (9.19) and 300 meter dash (42.42) at the GVSU Lake Early Bird...Finished sixth in the 60 hurdles at both the Bob Eubanks Open (9.16) and Mike Lints Alumni Open (9.25)...Finished second in the 200 meter dash as the Indiana University Relays with a time of 26.05 seconds...At the SVSU vs GVSU Dual Meet, she won both the 60 hurdles (9.01) and was a part of the 4x400 relay team that won with a time of 4:00.87...Finished fourth at the GVSU Big Meet in the 60 hurdles with a time of 8.84 seconds...Finished third in the GLIAC Indoor Championships with a time of 8.88 seconds in the 60 hurdles...During the outdoor season, she had six top five finishes...Part of the 4x400 relay team that finished third at the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational with a time of 4:19.04...Finished fourth in the 200 meter dash at both the ISU Pacesetter Invitational (25.71) and Ashland Alumni Open (25.77) where she also finished second in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 14.48 seconds...At the GLIAC Outdoor Championships, she finished third in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 14.27 seconds and finished seventh in the 200 meter dash with a time of 25.56 seconds...Won the Aquinas Twilight Invitational with a time of 14.19 seconds in the 100 meter hurdles.

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