Johnson selected as August Athlete of the Month

9/9/2016
 
Felisha Johnson, 27, of Terre Haute has been named the USATF Indiana Athlete of the Month for August 2016.
 
Johnson, a 2013 graduate of Indiana State University and a 2009 Lawrence North grad, finished 14th in the shot put at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Her best throw of 17.69m (58-0½) was well off her her career best of 19.26m (63-2¼) from earlier in the year.  Two weeks later on August 25, she finished seventh at the IAAF Diamond League Lausanne Athletissima meet in Switzerland with a mark of 17.54m (57-6½).

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