Franklin athlete wins shot put in debut

Franklin College’s Erica Christy won the shot put in her collegiate debut at Wabash on Saturday and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week.

The freshman recorded the second-best throw in Franklin’s history with a heave of 39 feet 6 inches, earning the win. Christy also had an appearance in the finals of the weight throw, finishing eighth with a throw of 30 feet 2.25 inches.

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