Olivia Francka
Olivia Francka


Halfway, Mo.

High School:
Halfway High



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MSU ranked as No. 15 squad in the Midwest this week


Annual Maroon & White Event Brings Out MSU's Best & Brightest

157 Student-Athletes Honored at 3rd Annual Honors Banquet and Awards Ceremony


Distance Quartet Shines at K.T. Woodman Classic

Francka sets a new personal best in Wichita


Track & Field Bears Head to Wichita for K.T. Woodman Classic

Missouri State set for two-day meet at Cessna Stadium


Missouri State Set for Razorback Spring Invitational

Top Midwest talent convenes in Fayetteville

2013 Track & Field
Competed in two meets ... Ran mile in 5:5.31 to finish 26th at Varsity Apartments Invitational on Feb. 1 ... Was 37th in mile at MVC championships at 5:39.28 on Feb. 23.

Outdoor: Competed in three meets ... Opened season at Wichita State's K.T. Woodman Classic (April 12), running 5:05.25 in 1,500 meters to place 26th ... Finished 17th in 1,500 at Ole Miss Open (April 20) in 5:15.31 ... Season-best 5:07.71 in Valley Championships (May 10) to place 28th.

Originally signed with Missouri Southern State out of high school ... Placed second in the 3,200-meter run at the state championship meet as a senior ... At the same meet, earned first place in the 1,600 meters ... Was the 2011 district champion in the 1,600-meter and 3,200-meter run, clocking times of 5:29.10 and 12:09.60, respectively ... Had already spent some time on the Missouri State campus at the 2011 Aldo Sebben Relays, where she finished second in the 1,600m (5:26.09) and 3,200m (11:58.46).

Came to Missouri State after competing for Missouri Southern State in 2011 ... Graduated from Halfway High School in 2011 ... Also played softball and basketball in high school ... Majoring in physical education.

Career Bests at Missouri State
Event Time Opponent/Meet Date
Mile Run (indoor) 5:11.34 Holiday Preview 12/6/13
1,500-Meter Run (outdoor) 5:05.25 K.T. Woodman Classic 4/12/13

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