Chris Franklin was a talented athlete who experienced an outstanding athletic career touching three sports. He lettered for three years in football as a defensive back. He was a starter on the 1971 Middle Atlantic Conference championship team, credited with 23 solo tackles. He made his biggest contribution playing lacrosse. A four-year letterman, he was named to the MAC All-Conference team for three consecutive years and was named the conference most valuable player in his senior year. In four years, he scored 125 points on 53 goals and 72 assists. In a 1970 game against Wilkes College, he set a College single game record of 13 points, scoring five goals and assisting on eight others. He ended his career playing in the prestigious North/South All-Star Classic. He also wrestled occasionally when the team was short a man in his weight class. He earned an M.A. degree from Long Island University, and is the sales manager for KZZY-KZZW radio in San Antonio, Texas.