Bea Franklin - Soccer - Arkansas Razorbacks

#8 Bea Franklin

8 | MF | Gr. | 5-10 | Seattle, Wash. | Seattle Prep/Notre Dame | Crossfire ECNL

» USC All-American (2023)
» USC All-Southeast Region (2023)
» TopDrawerSoccer Best XI (2023)
» SEC Midfielder of the Year (2023)
» SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2023)
» H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2023)
» CSC Academic All-American of the Year (2023)
» CSC Academic All-America First Team (2023)
» All-SEC First Team (2023)
» All-SEC Tournament Team (2023)
» SEC Offensive Player of the Week (10/27/23)
» SEC Defensive Player of the Week (9/18/23)
» Student-Athlete Advisory Committee President (2022-23)
» All-SEC Second Team (2022)
» SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll (2022)

Career Highs

Goals: 2, 2 times (2022,2023)
Assists: 2 vs. Ole Miss (10/22/23)
Minutes: 110 vs. Vanderbilt (11/1/22)
Shots: 7 vs. Ohio State (11/18/22)
Shots on Goal: 3, 4 times (2022, 2023)

As a Graduate (2023)

Led Arkansas in goals (9), assists (9) and points (27) in 2023… Named SEC Midfielder of the Year and SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year… Earned All-SEC First Team Honors… Led SEC in points (27) and assists (9)… Started in all of Arkansas’ 22 matches this season and registered 1,695 minutes… Notched four game-winning goals: vs. Milwaukee, at Tennessee, vs. then-No. 9 Alabama, and vs. then-No. 22 Mississippi State… Recorded second career brace against Tennessee on September 15 and was named SEC Defensive Player of the Week and put on the College Soccer News National Team of the Week… Had one goal and two assists in the final week of the regular season and was named SEC Offensive Player of the Week… Scored one goal and notched two assists in the SEC Tournament and was named to the All-SEC Tournament Team… Earned CSC Academic All-District and All-America honors, named CSC Scholar-Athlete of the Year in Division I… Placed on the USC All-Southeast Region first team and the USC All-America second team… Placed on TopDrawerSoccer’s postseason Best XI Third Team… Joined the Arkansas women’s basketball team in December… Selected by the Chicago Red Stars (3rd round, 41st pick) in the 2024 NWSL Draft.

As a Senior (2022)

A leader on the field, Franklin started every match and recorded 60+ minutes in 18 of 22 appearances … Netted the game-winner against Michigan State on Sept. 4 … Notched her first career brace against Ohio State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (Nov. 18) … Her two goals came off a career-high seven shots … Played every second of Arkansas’ SEC Tournament quarterfinal draw with Vanderbilt on Nov. 1 … Played 100 minutes in the Hogs’ Sweet 16 match with Memphis … All six of her goals as a Razorback have come via the header.

As a Junior (2021)

Started in nine games and appeared in 18 … Notched one goal in Arkansas’ SEC clinching victory at Auburn on Oct. 21 … Recorded 844 minutes playing mostly at midfield … Five of her nine shots were on frame … Played in all four of the Hogs’ NCAA Tournament matches.

Before Arkansas

Played in 15 games, made four starts and netted a goal in her freshman season at Notre Dame… Scored her first career goal in the 76th minute of a 3-2 2OT win against Wake Forest to clinch a spot in the ACC Championship… 2018-19 Washington State Gatorade Player of the Year… Two-time first team All-State selection… 2015 Washington State Champion, three-time Seattle Metro Champion… 2018 High School All-American Game participant in Orlando. Fla… Dad, Jesse Franklin IV, was a three-year varsity letter winner in rowing at the University of Washington and was inducted into the Husky Hall of Fame in 1999… Brother, Jesse Franklin V, was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 2020 MLB Draft.