Men's Track & Field

Franklin Bartley Jr.
Franklin Bartley Jr.
Year: So.
Hometown: Norwalk, CT
High School: Norwalk
Position: Hurdles/Sprints

Collegiate Personal Bests:
200 Meter Dash: 22.85
400 Meter Dash: 53.09
60 Meter Hurdles: 8.49
110 Meter Hurdles: 15.14
400 Meter Hurdles: 55.18

2017 Outdoor: Ran a personal fastest and team best 400m hurdle time (55.18s) to win bronze at the 2017 Northeast Conference Championships...Also finished eighth in the 110m hurdles after running a collegiate best time of 15.14s in the preliminary round...Placed in the top-10 on four different occasions during the regular season.

2017 Indoor: Tabbed three personal best performances in the 200, 400 meter dash, and the 60 meter hurdles...Placed fourth at the Yale Collegiate Invite in the 60H (8.49)...Finished sixth at the Joe Donahue Games in the 400 meter dash (53.09)...Ran the 200 meter dash in 22.85 at the John Thomas Terrier Invite.

2016 Outdoor: Set two personal records at the NEC Championships...Finished in 15.32 in the 110 meter hurdles in 13th place in the preliminary round...Ran the 400 meter hurdles in 56.23 in 10th place...Recorded his best finish at the UMass Amherst Minuteman Invitational in the finals of the 400H witha time of 57.23, claiming the fifth spot in the standings.

2016 Indoor: Ran a season best time in the 60 meter hurdles in the preliminary race of the Northeast Conference Finals in 8.66, placing 11th.

Before Central: Named the All FCIAC Hurdler...Selected as All-State for his performances in the hurdle event.