Vernon Norwood

Norwood to run in prelims at national meet today in Oregon

Vernon Norwood

(Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bryan Wayne, LSU Sports Information)

Vernon Norwood will begin his quest to make Team USA and compete in the world championships in August when he steps on the track today to compete in Eugene, Oregon, at the USA Track and Field Champ

Norwood a semifinalist for track and field award

Former LSU track and field standout Vernon Norwood, celebrates after leading the Tigers’ 4x400-meter relay to a national title in his final collegiate race during the NCAA Division 1 Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon, earlier this month. Norwood is a semifinalist for the Bowerman Award, which has been dubbed track’s equivalent to the Heisman Trophy. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bryan Wayne, LSU Sports Information)

After turning in one of the most dominant collegiate seasons by a 400-meter runner in recent memory, LSU senior Vernon Norwood was named Monday among the 10 track and field athletes nationwide as a

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 wins 400 national title; anchors LSU to 4x400 crown

Vernon Norwood

(Submitted Photo/Courtesy of LSU Sports Information)

Senior track standout Vernon Norwood spearheaded LSU’s charge to a fourth-place team finish at the 2015 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships by completing his national championsh

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