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Emily Franks Athlete Profile

Emily Franks

Position: Pole Vault Height: 5-9 Roster Years: 2004 Hometown: Sturgis, MI Last School: Sturgis High School


  • Born 8/21/85 in Provo, Utah
  • Parents are Newell and Kelly Franks

Before BYU

  • Lettered all four years in both track and cross country
  • as the MVP of track team
  • Received the coaches award
  • Holds the freshman 300mH and the 100mH records for Sturgis High School
  • Regional Champion in the 100mH
  • 2001 Scholar Athlete
  • Finished second in state in the pole valut in 2003
  • Named Academic All-State 2001, 2002, 2003
  • Graduated in the top ten percent of her class
  • Received Highest Honors 2000-2003 for having a GPA above 3.5
  • National Merit Semi-Finalist
  • NHS Student of the Month


Best Marks: PV - 11', 100mH - 15.3, 300mH - 47.8

2004 | Freshman Year


  • Finished eleventh in the pole vault (10-05.00) at the Wild Cat Invitational
  • Vaulted 10-06 at the Mountain State Games


  • Took eighth in the pole vault at the BYU Cougar Invite
  • Named MWC Scholar Athlete and Academic All-MWC