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Le-Net Franklin

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Height
5' 7"
CLASS
Jr.
Hometown
Belton, Texas
School
Belton
#12 Megan Bush

As a Senior (2009): Played in 36 games, starting two at shortstop and one at second base … Recorded 20 at bats, five hits and eight runs … Tallied seven putouts and eight assists in the field … Stole two bases on four attempts … Entered the game as a pinch runner and stayed in at shortstop in the Women’s College World Series win over No. 4/3 Alabama on May 31 … Came in to score as a pinch runner and finish the game playing shortstop, tallying a putout, in the NCAA Regional win over Texas A&M on May 16 … Tallied a run in the SEC Tournament semifinals win over No. 16 Tennessee on May 8 … Batted .571 with four hits, one run scored, two RBIs, and first career home run in three-game series against Longwood on Senior Weekend … Scored a run in the series finale against Arkansas on April 26 while recording an assist and a putout in three appearances at shortstop … Recorded the game-winning run, the only score in nine innings, at Kentucky in the first game of the doubleheader on April 11 … Scored the winning run in the pinch runner’s role in the second game against Mississippi State on April 4 … Went 1-for-1 with a hit, a run scored, an RBI and a stolen base against South Alabama on Feb. 14 … Stole first base of the season against Baylor on Feb. 8.

 

As a Junior (2008): Played in 40 games and started five … Seven of 11 runs scored on the season came after April 20 … Scored the game-winning run against Alabama in the SEC Tournament Championship game … Hit first career extra-base hit on a double against Auburn on April 29 … Earned an RBI on a sacrifice fly in the second game of the season … Grabbed a hit on a 1-for-2 performance with a run and an RBI in the first game of the season.

 

At Temple College (2006-07): Coached by Larry Hennig … A two-time Louisville Slugger/NFCA Junior College All-American … 2007 Northern Texas Junior College Athletic Conference Co-Player of the Year … Led the conference in batting average (.494), hits (85), stolen bases (48) and runs scored (71) in 2007 … Two-time all-conference selection … Stole 74 bases in two seasons … Hit .434 as a freshman.

 

High School: A 2005 graduate of Belton High School in Belton, Texas … Coached by Marian Desnazer … Earned all-state honors in 2004 … Named to the all-district team in 2003 and 2004.

 

Franklin’s Career Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

FLD%

2008

.100

40-5

20

11

2

1

0

0

2

1

9

8-9

1.000

2009

.250

36-3

20

8

5

0

0

1

3

0

2

2-4

.882

CAREER

.175

76-8

40

19

7

1

0

1

5

1

11

10-13

.920

 

Franklin’s  Career Bests (at Florida)

AB

3, three times; last vs. Longwood (5/2/09)

R

1, 19 times; last vs. Texas A&M (5/16/09)

H

2 vs. Longwood (5/2/09)

Streak

3 games (5/2/09 – 5/3/09)

RBI

2 vs. Longwood (5/2/09)

2B

1 vs. Auburn (4/27/08)

HR

1 vs. Longwood (5/2/09)

BB

1 vs. Tennessee (5/3/08)

SB

1, 10 times; last vs. South Alabama (2/14/09)

PO

3 vs. South Alabama (2/14/09)

A

2, three times; last vs. Longwood (5/3/09)

 

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