Sophomore to Compete at NCAA Track Nationals

Mar 09, 2020

Divonne Franklin will run March 13 in preliminary round.


Cal U sprinter Divonne Franklin will compete in the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field National Championships from March 13-14. 

The championships, which consist of 270 men and 270 women participants, are being held in Birmingham, Ala., at the Birmingham CrossPlex.

A sophomore, Franklin will compete in the 60-meter preliminaries at 5:25 p.m. on March 13. If she advances, the 60-meter finals will be on March 14 at 6:10 p.m.   

At her last outing, the PSAC Indoor Championships, Franklin won the 60- and 200-meter dash events with school and conference record times of 7.55 and 24.66 seconds, respectively. She was also the leadoff leg on Cal U’s first-place 4x400-meter relay team and was selected as the meet’s Outstanding Track Athlete. 

The NCAA indoor championships will be streamed live at