Autumne Franklin
Autumne Franklin
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Owings Mills, Md.
High School: McDonogh
Position: Sprints
Major: Government
House Affiliation: Cabot

Personal Bests
200 meters - 24.22 (O)
300 meters - 40.12 (I)
400 meters - 55.91 (O)
55H - 8.24
60H - 8.43
100H - 13.50
400H - 56.65 (O)

2013-14
USTFCCA All-America second team selection in the 400m hurdles … Ivy League champion in the 100m hurdles … Broke the school 4x400m record at the Penn Relays with a time of 3:36.83 … Broke the school and Ivy League 4x100 meter relay record with a time of 45.40 at the Penn Relays … Finished 10th overall in the 400m hurdles at the NCAA Division 1 Outdoor Track & Field Championships with a time of 57.48 … Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round, clocking a time of 58.65 in the Finished fourth in the 200m dash with a time of 24.42 in the Ivy League Outdoor Track & Field Championships … 60m hurdles Ivy League champion during the indoor season, posting a time of 8.49 … Also earned silver with the 4x4 and 4x8 squads.

2012-13
Earned USTFCCCA All-America honors in the 400 hurdles … Took home the 60 hurdles title at the Harvard Challenge & Multi Meet (8.76) and the Armory Collegiate Invitational (8.61) … Won the 200 in a time of 25.03 at HYP meet … Earned three All-Ivy nods at Indoor Heps, capturing the 60 hurdles title (8.43), placing second in the 200 (24.62) and helping 4x440 yard relay team to runner-up finish in 3:45.27 … Took eighth in the 200 at Indoor ECAC Championships in 24.50 … Helped the 4x100 relay to wins at the HY and HYOC meets and also captured the 400 at HYOC event … Helped 4x400 team set new school record at LSU Alumni Gold meet in 3:38.79 … Earned three more All-Ivy accolades at Outdoor Heps, winning the 100 hurdles (13.50w), placing second in the 400 hurdles (58.70) and leading the 4x400 to victory in 3:39.66 … Placed sixth in the 400 hurdles at the NCAA East Preliminary meet in a time of 58.50 and earned All-America honors with a berth in the NCAA Championships … Captured the USA Junior National title in the 400 hurdles.

Before Harvard
Member of the varsity track and field team all four years at McDonogh School ... Captain of the indoor track team in 2011 and the outdoor track team in 2012 ... Won the Golden Eagle Award for both indoor and outdoor track in 2011 and 2012 ... Named an All-American in track and field senior year ... Also received first and second team all-metro honors in indoor and outdoor track ... Holds school track records in the 300 meter hurdles, 400 meter hurdles and 1600 meter relay ... Named the Edward C. Eyth Scholar Athlete 2012.

Personal
Member of the student government 2009-10 ... Member of the Helping Hands Club ... Tutored ESOL Hispanic children ... Also enjoys reading and community service.