THIS YEAR Francesca (Franki) Adamski will add to the Trojan depth in the middle distances.
2011 Had a season best 800m time of 2:22.06 at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational on April 9. Adamski also had a season-best 400m time of 61.89 at the Ben Brown Invitational on March 5. Ran in one cross country race in the fall, placing 55th with a time of 20:51.5 at the Titan Invitational in Fullerton, Calif. Also competed at the Titan Invitational in 2010 as a freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Adamski is a 2010 graduate of Troy (MI) High... Was a four-year letter-winner in cross country and track and earned All-State honors five times...Placed fourth as a freshman with a time of 21:00.4 at the OAA Division I Girls JV Cross Country Championships in Rochester, Mich on Oct. 19, 2006...Her team won the OAA White Division cross country title in 2008...Has a PR of 2:15 in the 800m...As a senior helped lead Troy to a third-place finish at the State meet in the 3200m relay with a school-record time of 9:15.24.
PERSONAL: Francesca was born on May 3, 1992 in Troy, Michigan...Her hobbies include hanging out with friends, shopping, going to the beach and playing sports...Lists her favorite movie as The Departed...Favorite food is steak...Is a Business Administration major at USC.