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Northwest Bearcats Player Bio

David Franz

David Franz

Height: 5-9
Weight: 140

Class: Senior
Hometown: Belton, Mo.
Major: Business Management


Ran outdoor season-best time of 4:25.06 in the 1,500-meters at the Jock's Nitch Northwest Open (4/4) … finished seventh at the Mule Relays (4/17) in the 5,000-meters running an outdoor season-best time of 16:17.26 … set an indoor season-best time of 9:29.26 in the 3,000-meters at the Nebraska Invite (1/16) … ran an indoor season-best in the 5,000-meters at the Iowa Stat Open (1/23) running in a time of 16:14.04

Johnson County CC

Academic Dean's List ... team finished runner-up in district and conference competition during freshman year (2005-06) ... finished 22nd in the 400-meter dash at the Northwest Invitational (4/1)

The Barstow School

Three-time state qualifier in cross country ... district cross-country champion in 2004 ... earned all-state team honors in 2004 ... three-time all-district and two-time all-district team honoree in cross country ... all-state in 4x800-meter relay, finishing eighth in state track meet ... district champion in 4x800-meter relay team in 2005 ... district champion in 800-meter run in 2003 ... undefeated during the regular season in the 1,600-meter run in 2004 ... four-time state qualifier and eight-time all-district ... earned the Most Overall Academic Improvement Award in senior year ... also played varsity soccer three years

Personal Bio

Born June 20, 1986 ... R Michael Franz

Career Stats

1500m PSU Wendy's Invite 3/22/08 4:22.33
5000m Mule Relays 4/17/09 16:17.26
10000m Jim Ducan Invite 4/11/09 34:16.58
3000m MIAA Champ 2/26/10 9:00.58
5000m UCM Mule Relays 2/5/10 16:07.61
Cross Country
8K Christian Brothers Twilight Classic 10/6/07 25:54.51
10K NCAA South Central Regional 11/3/07 33:47.3