• The most decorated woman ever at the FINA World Championships with nine career gold medals
• Set a women’s record with six gold medals at the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona – 100m back (58.42), 200m back (2:04.76, championship record), 200m free (1:54.81), 400m medley relay, 400m free relay (American record) and 800m free relay. Also took fourth in the 100m free (53.47)
• At the 2011 FINA World Championships in Shanghai, took gold in the 200m back (2:05.10), 800m free relay and 400m medley relay. Also earned a silver medal in the 400m free relay and a bronze in the 50m back (28.01).
• As a 15-year-old at the 2010 FINA World Short-Course Championships, earned a silver medal in the 200m back (2:02.01), was fourth in the 100m back (56.92), tied for sixth in the 200m IM (2:08.38) and was seventh in the 100m IM (1:00.75). Also fourth in the 800m free relay and picked up a silver medal for swimming in the heats of the 400m medley relay.
• Brought home five medals – four gold, one bronze – from the 2012 Olympics in London
• Set a world record in winning the 200m back in 2:04.06. Also won gold in the 100m back (58.33), 800m free relay and 400m medley relay (3:52.05, world record). Her bronze medal came in the 400m free relay.
• Won four events at 2013 U.S. Nationals – 100m and 200m free and 100m and 200m back, setting U.S. Open records of 58.67 in the 100m back and 2:05.68 in the 200m back
• At the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, took first place in the 100m and 200m back, and was second in the 100m and 200m free
• Won the 100m free and 100m back at the 2011 U.S. Nationals
• Was the 2010-11 USA Swimming Grand Prix Series champion
• Took fourth in the 100m back at the 2010 Mutual of Omaha Pan Pacific Championships in 2010, where she was the youngest member of the U.S. team
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB SUCCESS
• Four-time Colorado MVP (2009-13) who led her team to state championships as a sophomore and senior, and runner-up finishes as a freshman and junior
• Set team records in all events except the 100m fly and established seven state records and two national independent high school records
• Broke state records 50 times and national age group records 17 times in long-course swimming
• A four-year high school All-American, a scholastic All-American in 2012 and 2013, and a Perfect Score Award winner in 2013
• Named National High School Coaches Association Athlete of the Year, a two-time Max Preps Female Athlete of the Year and the Max Preps Female Athlete of the Decade
• Graduated magna cum laude from Regis Jesuit HS
• 2013: Teen Choice Award for Best Female Athlete, ESPY for Best Female Olympic Athlete, Finalist for Gnarliest Newcomer (Cartoon Network)
• 2012: USA Swimmer of the Year, FINA World Swimmer of the Year, AAU Sullivan Award, Swimming World U.S. World and High School Swimmer of the Year, Golden Goggles Female Swimmer of the Year and Female Relay of the Year, Glamour Awards Woman of the Year, Colorado Sportswoman of the Year
• 2011: Golden Goggles Female Swimmer of the Year, Female Race of the Year and Female Relay of the Year, Colorado Sportswoman of the Year
• undeclared major
• Born on May 10, 1995 in Pasadena, Calif.
• Parents are D.A. and Richard Franklin; her father played football at St. Mary’s University in Halifax, Canada
• Has a 110-pound Alaskan malamute, Ruger, that she considers her younger brother