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Jon Frano
Jon Frano

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wheaton, Ill.

High School:
Wheaton North

Height:
5-9

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
10/09/1990


04/20/2013

Men's T&F Put on Strong Showing at LSU Alumni Gold

Frano, Lozes, White, Breaux please Coach Peterson with their performances on the day

04/19/2013

Frano, White, Williams Shine for T&F at Southeastern Louisiana Lion Invitational

All notch new personal bests, with Frano and White nearly winning their respective events

04/18/2013

T&F Look to Build Off Last Week's Dominating Performances at Southeastern Lion Invitational, LSU Alumni Gold

Team set 16 personal records last week at South Alabama Invitational

04/13/2013

Breaux, Lapucha, Frano, Quincy, McMillan All Win Respective Event Titles at South Alabama Invitational

All set personal bests during their performances

04/12/2013

New Events in Store for Some T&F Athletes at the South Alabama Invitational

Squad looks to gain steam in a meet close to home before heading to the C-USA Championships

Frano's Career Best Performances
Event Time (Date)
200 Meter 22.63 (4/5/13)
400 Meter 47.86 (4/27/13)
800 Meter 1:54.04 (4/19/13)


2012-13 (Senior) Outdoor Track and Field: Posted results in 11 regular season meets, as well as the Conference USA Outdoor Championships...competed in the 200 meter dash, the 400 meter dash, the 800 meter dash, the 4 x 100 meter relay and the 4 x 400 meter relay...posted the top eight 400 meter dash performances on the season, as well as the top 800 meter run on the team...posted a new career high in the 400 meter dash at the Samford Invitational (4/27) with a time of 47.86, good for sixth in school history...set a new personal best in the 800 meter run at the SLU Lion Invitational (4/19), finishing in 1:54.04 that finds itself in ninth place in school history...also set a new personal best in the 200 meter dash at the Mesa Classic (4/5), his only performance in the event on the season, in which he finished in 22.63...was on the second best 4 x 100 meter relay team, finishing in 42.05 seconds at the Sun Angel Classic (4/6)...on the top 4 x 400 meter relay team that finished the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/12) in 3:14.89 for a fourth place finish.

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors.


2011-12 (Junior)

Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in seven of the team's eight meets...ran the 400 and 800 meter events this season...ranked first on the team in both event...ranked ninth in Conference USA in the 400 meter...posted the top two times in the 800 meter...owned the top five times and six of the top ten marks on the team in the 400-meter dash...won the individual title and ran a season-best time of 48.11 in the 400 meter at the Jaguar Invitational (3/31)...also ran sub-49 seconds for 400 meters on four other occasions...went 48.19 in the finals at the Conference USA Championships (5/13) to finish eight and tally one team point, ran 48.31 in the prelims of the C-USA Championships (5/12), covered the distance in 48.52 at the Golden Eagle Classic (4/28) and went 48.81 over 400 meters at the Lion Invitational (4/20)...ran a season-best time of 1:54.16 over 800 meters at the Aztec Invitational (3/16)...also ran 1:57.03 at the South Alabama Invitational (4/14).

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and was a member of the Tulane 3.0 Club.

2010-11 (Sophomore)

Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in six of the team's eight meets...ran the 400-meter dash in all six meets...ranked first on the team in the event...posted the top two times and five of the top ten marks on the team in the 400-meter dash...set his personal best of 48.13 in the prelims at the Conference USA Championships (5/14) and placed eighth overall in the finals (5/15) with a time of 48.46...ran 48.67 at the Louisiana Classics (3/19), 48.95 at the Steve Scott Invitational (5/1) and 49.09 at the Tulane Team Challenge (3/9)...also competed and ran 49.64 at the Sea Ray Relays (4/15) and at the South Alabama Invitational (4/9).

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and was a member of the Tulane 3.0 Club.

2009-10 (Freshman)

Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in all six of the team's meets...ran the 200 and 400-meter dash events...ranked second on the team in the 400-meter dash and third in the 200-meter dash...owned the second and third fastest times on the team in the 400-meter dash, with all six of his times ranking among the top-ten on the squad...ran a season-best 23.54 in the 200-meter event at the South Alabama/UL-Lafayette Tri-meet (3/27)...in the 400-meter dash, posted a season-best 49.64 in the prelims at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships (5/16)...ran 50.50 at the Seminole Invitational (4/10)...owned a time of 51.14 in a pair of meets, at the Golden Eagle Invitational (4/24) and at the South Alabama/UL-Lafayette Tri-meet (3/27)...went 51.24 at the LSU Gold Invitational (4/17) and 51.47 at the Louisiana Classics (3/20).

Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and was a member of the Tulane 3.0 Club.

About Jon Frano

Prep: Lettered all four years in track and field at Wheaton North High School for head coach Donald Helberg...earned All-Dupage Valley Conference honors in one event as a junior and in three events as a senior...competed in three events at the Illinois State Track and Field meet as a junior and senior...was a part of the 4x400-meter relay team that placed 6th at the state championships his senior season...helped the 4x200-meter relay team (2008) and 4x100-meter relay team (2009) to an 8th place finish at the state meet...owns the indoor school record in the 300-meter, 400-meter and 4x400-meter events...holds the outdoor 4x400-meter record for the Falcons...in the classroom, was a four-time Academic All-Conference selections.

Personal: Born Jonathan Frano on October 9, 1990...the son of Carole Frano...has two brothers, Nick and Paul.