NCAA Division 1 Outdoor Track and Field Championships

Norwood caps collegiate career with 400, 4x400 titles

LSU track standout Vernon Norwood capped his collegiate career Friday with NCAA titles in both the 400-meter run and the 4x400-meter relay at the NCAA Division 1 Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon. Norwood,
a 2011 Morgan City High School graduate, said this morning that he will turn professional and run in the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships, which will be held June 25-28 in Eugene, Oregon, as he attempts to qualify for the U.S. National team to compete at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, which will be held Aug. 22-30. Above, Norwood runs away from the field en
route to the 400-meter title. He won the event in 45.10.

LSU track standout Vernon Norwood literally concluded his collegiate career in championship style.

Norwood advances to 400-meter final

Vernon Norwood

(Submitted Photo/Courtesy of LSU Sports Information)

LSU track and field standout Vernon Norwood advanced to the 400-meter final, while the Tigers’ 4x100-meter relay and 4x400-meter relay also advanced to Friday’s finale during semifinal action at th

Norwood to compete in national semis today

Vernon Norwood
(Submitted Photo/Courtesy of LSU Sports Information)

LSU track and field standout and Morgan City High School alum Vernon Norwood predicted Tuesday afternoon that he would have trouble sleeping Tuesday night because he is excited about what lies ahea

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