BRSITOL, Tenn. – Following her stellar performance the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Track and Field Championships, King University's Esther Johnson has been selected the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Freshman of the Year. She posted three top five finishes, including two runner-up placements at the conference meet.
Johnson set an outdoor personal record with a shot put of 11.88 meters, giving her a second place finish. That mark also gave her the third best shot put in the conference this season. She then took second in the discus with a mark of 34.16 meters. Johnson capped the meet with a fifth place finish with a javelin throw of 31.47 meters. She also ranks in the league's top 10 in both the discus and javelin throw this season.