Franklin Jennings

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Central Connecticut State University
2014: Finished fifth on the team with an average of .262…Started 34 of his 44 games played…Had 34 hits in 130 at-bats…Scored 11 runs…Had three doubles and 10 RBI.2015: Played in every game, starting 47…Ranked third in the Northeast Conference in stolen bases with 16…Batted .265 while collecting 57 total bases with four doubles, a triple, and a homerun…Scored 26 runs.
2016: Started 34 out of 40 games he appeared in for the Blue Devils…Posted the team’s third-highest batting average at .300…Tied for team-high with four stolen bases…Had nine multi-hit games…Went 4-for-5 with a homerun and two runs scored at Bryant on May 14…Had three hits against LIU Brooklyn on April 24.
2017: Started 53 games and played in 55 games overall…Named to the Northeast Conference All-Tournament Team…Batted .327 and had a team-high five triples…Ranked second on the team with 13 stolen bases and moved into a tie for 6th all-time at CCSU with 37 stolen bases…Had a 1.000 fielding percentage…Batted .400 with two runs batted in, two runs scored and two stolen bases in three NEC Tournament games…Hit safely in 11 straight games from March 25 to April 13…Posted two games with four hits…Had 19 multi-hit contests.
Pro Baseball
Summer 2017: Short stint with the Somerset Patriots of the Atlantic League
Winter 2018: Finished top 10 in batting avg. in the California Winter League. Signed with the Eastside Diamond Hoppers of the United Shores Pro Baseball League.
Summer 2018: Played with the New York Bucks of the Empire Pro Baseball League. Led league in steals. Played 43 out of 46 games. Drove in 22 runs.
2017-2019: Hitting and fielding instructor at Gear Up Sportsplex. Worked with players of all ages to develop their games mentally and physically.
Fall 2018/Spring 2019: Hired as the Assistant Coach at Central Connecticut State University. Works mainly with hitters and video analysis