Athletes of the Week: 2011-12
The Baltimore Sun takes Athletes of the Week nominations from Friday night until Sunday at 6 p.m. Coaches may call 410-332-6801 to nominate athletes. Please provide name, school, class, sport, position, team results and the athlete's accomplishments for the week, with statistics by game, and other supporting information. Coaches also should provide a number where they can be reached Sunday night. You can also email your nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org. For previous athlete of the week honorees, click here.
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Autumne Franklin, McDonogh, track and field( Submitted photo / June 1, 2011 )
(April 18, 2012) The senior won the 100- and 300-meter hurdles at Saturday's Pikesville Track Classic, helping the No. 1 Eagles take second place. Franklin set a meet record in the 300 hurdles when she came across in 42.33 seconds, comfortably defeating Old Mill senior Alexis Franklin (44.01), who beat her in the same race last year at Pikesville. Autumne Franklin won Saturday's 100 hurdles with a time of 14.47 seconds. Set to compete at Harvard next year, Franklin earned All-Metro second-team honors last spring and then made the first team after this winter's indoor season.
Others considered: Rachel Brown, Reservoir, softball; Olivia Gruver, Franklin, track and field; Lakin Hatcher, McDonogh, track and field; Rayven Ray, Kenwood, track and field; Hannah Tavik, Seton Keough, softball; Audrey Todd, Roland Park, lacrosse; Michaela Wilkins, Mount Hebron, track and field.