Madison Athlete Commits to Birmingham Southern

WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff

JACKSON, Tenn.- It was a big decision Wednesday for a West Tennessee athlete as he committed to play at the college level.

At a ceremony held at Madison Academic High School,Foster Johnstone, a senior at the school signed with Birmingham Southern College to run cross county and track.

Johnstone said he excited about the opportunity.

"Running has already given me people that I know at Birmingham Southern, so it's nice to already have people that I know there and I have connected well with, the coach. Glad that i have people that I know i can trust on campus already," said Foster Johnstone.

The coach at Birmingham Southern said he was very excited to have Johnstone join his team.

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