Ciara

Franke

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#10

Center
Height: 6'2"
Year: Junior
Hometown: San Diego, CA
High School: La Jolla HS
Major: Undeclared
Experience: 2 Letters

Bio

MEDIA
SwimSwam Dual Sport Athlete Feature (4/12/19)
San Diego Union-Tribune Feature (4/19/18)
FOX 5 Feature (4/20/18)
KUSI Feature (5/4/18)

TRITON NOTES
Also a member of UC San Diego swimming and diving program as an All-American sprinter.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2019
ACWPC All-America First Team ... ACWPC All-Academic (Superior) ... All-WWPA First Team ... WWPA All-Academic ... One of 13 UC San Diego Athletes of the Year ... Appeared in 35 games ... Ranked third on the Tritons with 53 goals and 63 total points ... Was second on the team with 32 steals ... Had 10 assists ... Led the Tritons with seven field blocks ... Scored a career-high five goals in a win over Brown (3/30) ... Tallied five goals with an assist against No. T-6 UC Irvine (4/12) ... Recorded a hat trick with three goals in a road victory against No. 25 California Baptist (3/30) ... Scored two goals against No. 7 UC Santa Barbara (2/9).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2018
ACWPC All-Academic Excellent list ... WWPA All-Freshman Team ... WWPA Player of the Week (4/4) ... San Diego Hall of Champions Star of the Month for March ... Harper Cup MVP ... Appeared in 33 games ... Led the team with 64 steals ... 37 total points ranked sixth on the team ... Scored 29 goals, which ranked tied for fourth on the team ... Tallied eight assists ... Finished the season with a .326 shooting percentage ... Recorded three steals in an NCAA Opening Round contest against Wagner (5/8) ... Scored a team-high two goals with four steals in the Harper Cup victory over No. 21 San Diego State to earn MVP honors (4/20).

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2017 graduate of La Jolla High School ... Competed in the State Championship swim meet for three years ... Named a First Team All-CIF Water Polo honoree ... A First Team All-League selection in water polo ... Helped her team to three Open Division Water Polo Championship runner-up performances ... Assisted her team to six El Nino Water Polo Championships ... Two-time El Dorado Champions ... Also swam for her high school ... Competed for the Wind n Sea Swim Team and the La Jolla Water Polo Club.

PERSONAL
Born April 12 in San Diego ... Parents are Randy and Kathy ... Undeclared major at Sixth College ... Has a younger sister named Shauna ... Father was also a two-sport standout at UC San Diego, as one of the greatest goalies in water polo program history, and an All-American swimmer ... Father is also currently back on the UC San Diego women's water polo coaching staff as a volunteer assistant ... Hopes to find a stable job after graduation ... Enjoys reading ... Roots for Manchester United ... Favorite athlete is Katie Ledecky ... Listens to ACDC, Boston and Foreigner ... Loves shepherd's pie ... Has dual citizenship (USA/Ireland).

GAME HIGHS
Goals 5 2 times (last 4/12/19 vs. UC Irvine) 
Assists 2 3/10/18 vs. Bucknell
Steals 5 2 times (last 3/11/18 vs. Harvard)
CAREER STATISTICS
Season G A Stl Ej Dr Shot % FB Ej
2018 29 8 64 12 .326 14 30
2019 53 10 32 20 .411 7 34
Totals 82 18 96 32 .369 21 64
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