Thompson Anchors Americas to Gold
Thompson Anchors Relay Gold
BATON ROUGE – LSU Track & Field alumnus Richard Thompson anchored the favored Americas to the gold medal in the men's 4x100-meter relay final at the 2014 IAAF Continental Cup on Sunday while crossing the finish line in 37.97 seconds for the fastest time ever run on African soil in the event held at the Grand Stade in Marrakech, Morocco.
Norwood Caps NCACA Meet with Relay Gold
Norwood Caps NCACA with Gold
BATON ROUGE – Junior sprinter Vernon Norwood became the third LSU Tiger to win a gold medal at this year's North American, Central American & Caribbean Under-23 Championships when he anchored the United States to an easy victory in the 4x400-meter relay during Sunday's finale in the event held this weekend in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.
Two Athletes Medal at NACAC Championships
Two More Athletes Medal at NACAC
BATON ROUGE – An LSU Tiger struck gold for the second-straight day at the 2014 North American, Central American & Caribbean Under-23 Championships as junior Aaron Ernest ran on the winning 4x100-meter relay for the United States, while fellow junior Vernon Norwood won the bronze medal in the 400-meter dash on Saturday in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.
Brown Strikes Discus Gold with NACAC Record
Brown Strikes NACAC Discus Gold
BATON ROUGE – In the wake of a record-setting junior season with the Tigers in 2014, All-American discus thrower Rodney Brown unleashed a meet-record throw of 207 feet, 9 inches to strike gold in the discus final on Friday night at the 2014 North American, Central American & Caribbean Championships being held in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.
Three Track & Field Athletes to Compete for Team USA
Track & Field Athletes in NACAC U-23
BATON ROUGE – Three LSU Tigers are among USA Track & Field's contingent of 79 athletes in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, this weekend as juniors Rodney Brown, Aaron Ernest and Vernon Norwood will compete for the United States at the 2014 North American, Central American & Caribbean Under-23 Championships that kicks off Friday.