Track & Field Extends Penn Win Streak to 24 Years
Track & Field at Penn Relays 2
PHILADELPHIA – The LSU Track & Field program extended its streak to 24-straight seasons of winning at least one Championship of America relay title at the Penn Relays when the Lady Tigers cruised to victory in the women's shuttle hurdle relay to highlight Friday's action in the 121st running of the carnival at historic Franklin Field.
Bliss, Friar Soar on Day 1 at Penn Relays
Track & Field at Penn Relays 1
PHILADELPHIA -- The Lady Tigers are off to a flying start in the 121st running of the famed Penn Relay Carnival after senior Tori Bliss scored the women's shot put title and sophomore Nataliyah Friar soared to a wind-legal personal best to claim the women's long jump crown in Thursday's opener at Franklin Field at the University of Pennsylvania.
Track & Field Set for 121st Penn Relay Carnival
Penn Relay Carnival Preview
BATON ROUGE – With the end of the 2015 regular season and the dawn of the championship season now in sight, the LSU Track & Field teams will make their annual trip to historic Franklin Field in Philadelphia this weekend to compete in the 121st running of the Penn Relay Carnival as they will line up for the first time on Thursday at the University of Pennsylvania.
Track's Norwood Receives National Honor
National Athlete of the Week
BATON ROUGE – After clocking a season-opening NCAA leader of 44.44 seconds to win the men's 400-meter title at the LSU Alumni Gold on Saturday afternoon, LSU senior Vernon Norwood was honored Tuesday as the Men's NCAA Division I National Athlete of the Week by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
Norwood Sets NCAA-Leading Mark in LSU Alumni Gold
Track & Field's LSU Alumni Gold
BATON ROUGE – Saturday's LSU Alumni Gold meet marked the outdoor season opener for LSU's 2015 NCAA Indoor Champion Vernon Norwood in his favored 400-meter dash, and the Tiger sprint star turned in the NCAA's fastest time in his debut with a blistering personal record of 44.44 seconds to take the title at the Bernie Moore Track Stadium.