March 12, 2011

Franklin Finishes Seventh in Triple Jump at NCAA

Bailey Franklin
Bailey Franklin

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Northern Michigan University had two representatives at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico over the weekend. Bailey Franklin jumped in the high jump and triple jump and Jaime Roberts was in the pole vault.

On Saturday (March 12), Franklin became the second All-Amercan in NMU track and field history as she finished 7th in the triple jump with a jump of 38-10 ¼. She also cleared 5-5 in the high jump for 11th place.

Roberts competed in the pole vault but wasn’t able to advance past the first round on Friday (March 11).

Saturday marked the end of the indoor season. The outdoor season gets under way on March 26 with a meet at Ripon, Wis.

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