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

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