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Elizabeth Franklin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Baton Rouge, La.

High School:
Tara HS

Height:
5-6

Position:
1B

Experience:
3L

Bat/Throw:
L/L

Elizabeth Franklin

2009: Saw action in 17 games for Louisiana Tech, making 11 starts ... Recorded a .156 batting average with five hits in 32 at bats ... Scored five runs and registered one RBI ... Recorded a .960 fielding percentage with only one error in 25 chances ... Recorded a career-high three hits in the season-opening win over Northwestern State ...

2008: Saw action in 20 games for Tech, making 12 starts at first base ... Recorded a .147 batting average registering five hits in 34 at bats ... Totaled five runs and one RBI ... Registered a .990 fielding percentage, making only one error in 98 chances at first base ... Had a career-high two hits and her first collegiate RBI in a win over McNeese State (April 16) ...

2007: Saw action in 10 games for Louisiana Tech, making two starts at designated player ... Was 0-for-10 at the plate ... Walked twice ...

High School: Lettered four years for coach Barry Jackson at Tara High School in Baton Rouge ... Played first base for the Trojans ... Registered a .604 batting average during her senior season with 29 hits in 48 at bats during the season ... Totaled four doubles, one triple and six home runs ... Scored 27 runs while driving in 29 ... Named the District 7-4A MVP as a senior ... Named first team all-district as a freshman, junior and senior, and second team all-district as a sophomore ... Named all-state as a junior by the United States Specialty Sports Association ... Named first team all-state as a senior by the LSWA ... Named honorable mention academic all-state in 2006 ... Recipient of the United States Army Reserve National Scholar Athlete Award in 2006 ... Also played three years of varsity soccer in high school ... Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a 4.02 grade point average ...

Personal: Full name is Elizabeth LeAnn Franklin ... Daughter of Bobby and Nelda Franklin ... Has two brothers, Caleb and Winston ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Born March 8, 1988, in Baton Rouge, La.