Middle Tennessee’s Abigail Kwarteng has been named Women’s Field Athlete of the Year in a dazzling acknowledgment of her exceptional athletic prowess. Hailing from Bekwai, Ghana, Kwarteng has become a figure of inspiration and a testament to the endless possibilities of hard work and dedication.
Most recently, Kwarteng proved her mettle as the national runner-up in the high jump at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. An accolade that stands as a testament to her talent and commitment to her craft. Her stellar performance was further recognized when she clinched the 2022 C-USA Outdoor high jump championship.
But that’s not all. Kwarteng also showcased her versatility by securing third place in the triple jump at the league’s outdoor meet. Her outdoor high jump clearance of 1.92m (6-3.5) was another significant achievement, tying both her Ghana national record and the Middle Tennessee program record. This stunning feat earned her First Team All-American honors and marked her clearance as the third-best during the outdoor season.
The Conference USA Track & Field Athletes of the Year awards for 2022 were concluded with Kwarteng being named the Women’s Field Athlete of the Year. The awards were decided through voting by the league’s head coaches, considering the student-athletes’ performances across both the 2022 indoor and outdoor seasons.
In recognition of her remarkable achievements in 2022, both indoors and outdoors, Kwarteng has received a host of honors. These include:
⇒ National Runner-Up
⇒ First Team All-America
⇒ First Team All-CUSA (High Jump)
⇒ Third Team All-CUSA (Triple Jump)
⇒ 3x C-USA Athlete of the Week
⇒ Ghana High Jump National Record
⇒ High Jump All-Season Program Record
⇒ Winning 6 of 7 High Jump Events this season
These accolades underline the extraordinary talent, hard work, and tenacity that Abigail Kwarteng brings to the field. As she continues to break records and set new standards, Kwarteng remains an inspiration to aspiring athletes around the world, demonstrating that with hard work, passion, and dedication, there’s no limit to what one can achieve.