Olympic and world champion Missy Franklin is among the leading nominees for USA Swimming’s Golden Goggle awards. Franklin, a freshman at Cal, is up for five awards, including Female Athlete of the Year.
Missy Franklin strolled into the room at Memorial Stadium and offered a cheery, “Hi, everybody!” Yet she is far from a typical 18-year-old college freshman beginning the first day of her fall semester Thursday.
Missy Franklin claimed her record sixth gold medal of the world championships Sunday night, swimming the leadoff leg for the Americans in the 400-meter medley relay.
Incoming Cal freshman Missy Franklin lost for the first time at the world swimming championships on Friday, finishing fourth in the 100-meter freestyle.
Missy Franklin, the 18-year-old incoming Cal freshman, won her fourth gold medal of the world swimming championships with a strong anchor leg for the United States in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay Thursday.
Missy Franklin gave up her bid for eight gold medals — and it sure paid off. The incoming Cal freshman is now 3 for 3 at the world swimming championships.