Vernon Norwood

Norwood named state's top male track athlete

LSU senior Vernon Norwood was voted Men’s Track and Field Athlete of the Year on the Louisiana Sports Writers Track and Field College Team. The Morgan City alum also made the list in the 400-meter run with the top time, while he combined with teammates’ for the top times in the 4x100-meter relay and 4x400-meter relay. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bryan Wayne, LSU Sports Information)

NCAA Indoor and Outdoor 400-meter champion Vernon Norwood of LSU led the special award winners on the Louisiana Sports Writers Track and Field College Team announced this past weekend by the organi

Norwood qualifies for world championships

LSU's Vernon Norwood heads down the final straightaway for a national title in the 400-meter dash earlier this month in Eugene, Oregon. Norwood returned to Eugene last week and qualified to represent Team USA at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, in late August. He finished third in the finals Saturday in 44.80 to qualify. He also will participate at the world event as a member of Team USA's 4x400-meter relay. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bryan Wayne, LSU Sports Information).

Just two weeks after being crowned the NCAA’s 400-meter champion to cap his collegiate career, LSU alum Vernon Norwood returned to the same Hayward Field track and punched his ticket to Beijing wit

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