Voters Say Lauren Johnson Had “Best 15”

File Photo: Courtesy Huntington Univ. Athletics

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Receiving 24% of the vote, WANE viewers agreed that Huntington runner Lauren Johnson had the best 2015.

A Huntington North grad, Johnson competed with Team USA in the 1500m at the Track and Field World Championship in Beijing, China this summer. She qualified for the race thanks to a fourth place finish at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships.

Johnson attended college at Huntington University. She was inducted into the Huntington Athletic Hall of Fame in 2015.

Johnson is now training to compete at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

Here are your top five finishers:

  1. Lauren Johnson (257 votes)  – 24%
  2. Jaylon Smith (191 votes) – 18%
  3. Kevin Kiermaier (174) – 16%
  4. Tyler Eifert (156) – 14%
  5. Caleb Swanigan (88) – 8%

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