Joe Franklin
Joe Franklin

Player Profile

San Pedro, CA

High School:
Mary Star HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 218


2000 -- Franklin scored at last year's Pac-10 meet, placing seventh (208-4) in the javelin ... Had a season-best 209-6 ... Earned second-team Academic All-Pac-10 honors and made the Athletic Director's Honor Roll for the 2000 spring and winter quarters.

1999 -- Had a season-best and team-leading 197-0 in the javelin . . . Earned honorable mention All-Pac-10 Academic . . . On the 1999 spring , winter and fall quarters' Athletic Director's honor roll.

1998 -- Franklin scored at the Pac-10 meet as a redshirt freshman, placing eighth in the javelin (208-2) ... Threw a personal-best 215-10 ... On the Athletic Director's honor roll in the fall and spring.

1997 -- On the Athletic Director's fall Honor Roll ... A redshirt in track ... Season- best of 206-10 in the javelin ... First season of training with the javelin ... Competed at the Junior National meet.

High School -- Three-year letterman in basketball (center) and baseball (pitcher) ... Attended Loyola HS in 1992 and Mary Star HS from 1993-96 ... In basketball as a senior, Franklin averaged 15.1 points and 11.3 rebounds, and as a junior, earned all-league honors ... In baseball, his ERA was 0.46, and as a senior, he was the league MVP.

Personal -- East Asian studies major ... Martial arts is a hobby ... Born July 11, 1978.