Alexis Franklin
Alexis  Franklin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Millersville, Md.

High School:
Old Mill

Event:
Sprints/Hurdles

Major:
Sport Industry

02/06/2016

Buckeyes Win Four Events in New York City

Buckeye sprinters sweep the 200-meter events

02/05/2016

Murasky, Page Earn Wins for Buckeyes on Day 1 in NYC

Murasky sets new indoor PR in the shot put

01/16/2016

Buckeye 4x4 Relays Steal the Show in Kentucky

Ohio State wins both the men's and women's 4x400-meter relays

01/08/2016

Great Start to the 2016 Season at the Buckeye Classic

Murasky posts NCAA-leading mark in the men's shot put

01/08/2016

Great Start to the 2016 Season at the Buckeye Classic

Thirteen Buckeye women earn wins in season opener

01/11/2016

2016 Buckeye Classic

Photos by Walt Middleton

05/20/2015

2015 Big Ten Outdoor Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton Photography

05/04/2015

2015 Jesse Owens Track & Field Classic

Photos by Jeff Mills and Ohio State Athletics Communications

03/02/2015

2015 B1G Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton Photography

02/24/2015

2015 Buckeye Tune-Up

Photos by Jay LaPrete

Athletic Accolades
Two-time Second Team All-American (100 hurdles, 400 hurdles)
2013 Big Ten champion in the 400m hurdles
2013 Big Ten Freshman of the Year
Four-time All-Big Ten selection (400m hurdles, outdoor 4x400m relay)
Two-time Big Ten Athlete of the Week
2015 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award

PRs
60m hurdles - 8.33
100m hurdles - 13.28
400m hurdles - 56.55

School Records
Indoor DMR - 11:19.80

2015 Outdoor (Junior) Represented Ohio State in the 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA East Prelims … won silver in the 400-meter hurdles (season-best 56.78) and bronze in the 100-meter hurdles (13.42) at the Big Ten championships … first place in the 4x400-meter relay at the Jesse Owens Classic … repeated as Drake Relays champion in the 400-meter hurdles while helping the Shuttle Hurdle relay team to first place; also placed seventh in the 100-meter hurdles … third in the 100-meter hurdles (PR of 13.39) and fifth in the 400-meter hurdles at the Virginia Challenge … third in the 400 hurdles and fourth in the 100 hurdles at the Stanford Invitational … third in the 400H and fifth in the 100H at the FSU Relays.

2015 Indoor (Redshirt Sophomore) Finished fifth in both the 60-meter hurdles (8.41) and DMR (school-record time of 11:19.80) at the Big Ten championships … runner-up in the 60-meter hurdles (PR of 8.36) and fourth in the 400-meter dash at the Buckeye Tune-up … third in the 60H and fourth in the 200 at the Ohio State Invitational … also competed at the SPIRE DI Invitational, Meyo Invitational and Rod McCravy Memorial.

2014 Outdoor (Sophomore) Earned Second Team All-America honors in boththe 400-meter hurdles (13th)and 100-meter hurdles (16th)at the NCAA championships ... placed fifth in the 400-meter hurdles (PR of 56.55) and 12th in the 100-meter hurdles (PR of 13.28) at the NCAA East Prelims ... silver medalist in the 400-meter hurdles (57.06) at the Big Ten championships; also finished sixth in both the 100-meter hurdles and 4x400-meter relay ... Drake Relays champion in the 400H, earning Big Ten Athlete of the Week honors... first place in the 4x400-meter relay and fourth in the 100 hurdles at the Dave Rankin Invite ... first place in the 400 hurdles and fifth in the 100 hurdles at the Jesse Owens Track Classic ... first place in the 400 hurdles at the Battle on the Bayou; placed fourth in the 4x4 and sixth in the 100H ... first place in the 4x4 relay and runner-up in the 400 hurdles at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... All-Big Ten selection.

2014 Indoor (Redshirt Freshman) Competed in only one meet due to injury, finishing first in the 4x400-meter relay and second in the 60-meter hurdles (PR of 8.35) at the Buckeye Classic.

2013 Outdoor (Freshman) Placed 18th in the 400m hurdles and 19th in the 4x400m relay at the NCAA East Prelims ... named Big Ten Freshman of the Year after winning a gold medal in the 400m hurdles and silver medal in the 4x400m relay at the Big Ten championships; also placed sixth in the 100m hurdles and posted a PR of 57.46 in the prelims of the 400 H ... first place in the 400m hurdles at the Shamrock Invitational and at the Jesse Owens Classic ... runner-up in the 400m hurdles at the Drake Relays ... runner-up in the 100m hurdles at the Ohio Open ... took third in the 100m hurdles at Shamrock and at the UCF Invitational ... All-Big Ten selection.

2013 Indoor (Freshman) Finished seventh in the 60m hurdles (PR of 8.50) and 16th in the 400m at the Big Ten championships ... took fourth in the 60m hurdles at the Buckeye Tune-Up ... placed fifth in the 60m dash and 60m hurdles at the Buckeye Classic; helped Ohio State place first in the 4x400m relay ... also competed at the SPIRE D-I Invitational.

Old Mill High School Eight-time Maryland Class 4A state champion ... set a state record in the 300m hurdles at the 2012 state championships (41.31) ... 2012 Penn Relays champion in the 400m hurdles ... 2012 and 2011 Baltimore Sun All-Metro Girls Track and Field Performer of the Year ... No. 1-ranked high school hurdler in the country.

Alexis Franklin