Kelsey Williamson, Emily Blok named to all-academic team individually for the fourth straight year.
UNLV athletics placed 77 student-athletes on the Spring 2013 Academic All-Mountain West Team.
UNLV track & field's 4x100m relay tabbed Second Team All-America, two individuals named to honorable mention list
UNLV track & field's Emily Blok runs to a 23rd-place finish in the 200m at the outdoor championships.
UNLV track & field's 4x100m relay team runs to All-America status with today's finish.
UNLV: A one-time Academic All-Mountain West Team member (2011) ... Earned the conference's scholar-athlete award once (2010-11).
2012: Ran in four outdoor meets ... Participated in the 100m (four times) and 200m (four times) ... Fastest 100m time was 12.20 at the Pasadena City Games ... Fastest 200m time was 26.04 at the Steve Scott Invitational ... Ran in two indoor meets ... Participated in the 60m (twice), 200m (twice) and 4x400m relay (once) ... Fastest 60m time was 7.91 at the Mountain T's Invitational ... Fastest 200m time was 25.81 at the Mountain T's Invitational ... Ran the 4x400m relay in a time of 4:13.76 at the Mountain T's Invitational.
2011: Ran/jumped in seven outdoor meets ... Participated in the 100m dash (six times), 200m dash (three times), 4x100m relay (twice), 4x400m relay (once) and high jump (once) ... Fastest 100m time was 12.30 at the Baldy Castillo Invitational ... Fastest 200m time was 25.96 at the UNLV Classic ... Fastest 4x100m relay time was 47.40 at the UCSD Triton Invitational ... Ran the 4x400m relay in 4:10.12 at the UCSD Triton Invitational ... Jumped a height of 5-7 (1.70m) at the Steve Scott Invitational ... Ran in three indoor meets ... Participated in the 60m dash (three times) and 200m (three times) ... Fastest 60m time was 7.96 at the Cherry & Silver Invite ... Fastest 200m time was 25.98 at the Cherry & Silver Invite.
High School: A 2010 graduate of Los Osos HS in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. ... Lettered four years in track & field ... Helped 4x400m relay team to a 3:47 finish, which was, at the time, the third fastest in the nation ... Led the squad to 2010 Baseline League championships in the 4x100m relay and 200m ... Set school records in the 200m (2010) and 100m (2007) ... Named the Grizzlies most valuable sprinter all four years ... Named the 2007 Inland Empire Sprinter of the Year.
Personal: Ashley Nicole Franklin was born on Jan. 17, 1992, in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. ... The daughter of John Paul and Lillie Franklin ... Has four siblings: Sean, John, Lamonique, Amber and Kim ... Father, John Paul, played collegiately at Cal State Northridge before a professional career with the Cincinnati Bengals ... Brother, Sean, plays professional soccer for the Los Angeles Galaxy ... Majoring in kinesiology.