Baptiste Earns 100 Meter Title at T&T National Meet
Baptiste Earns T&T National Title
BATON ROUGE – Former Lady Tiger national champion Kelly-Ann Baptiste is sure to challenge for a spot on the medal podium at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics this summer after matching her own Trinidad & Tobago national record in winning the women's 100-meter title at the Sagicor National Open Championships in Port-of-Spain on Saturday.
Tate Makes Team USA with Hurdles Silver
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EUGENE, Ore. – Former Lady Tiger All-American and 2012 NCAA Champion Cassandra Tate enjoyed a weekend to remember while running at Oregon's Hayward Field as she wrapped up this year's USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships as the silver medalist in the women's 400-meter hurdles after running a personal-best time of 54.01 seconds in Sunday's final.
Track's Gordon Sets Jamaican Junior Record
Gordon Sets Jamaican Junior Mark
KINGSTON, Jamaica – It proved to be a record-setting finale for Lady Tiger freshman Daeshon Gordon at this year's Jamaican Senior National Championships as she smashed the Jamaican junior record with a personal best of 12.97 seconds to take fourth place in the final of the women's 100-meter hurdles on Sunday night at Kingston's National Stadium.
Forbes Wins Jamaican Long Jump Title
Forbes Wins Jamaican Title
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Former LSU national champion Damar Forbes continued his dominance in the long jump in his native Jamaica on Saturday afternoon as he won his fourth-straight title at the Jamaican National Senior Championships at Kingston's National Stadium to earn his spot on Jamaica's World Championship team going to Beijing this summer.
Norwood Earns Trip to World Championships
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EUGENE, Ore. – Just two weeks after being crowned the NCAA's 400-meter champion to cap his collegiate career, senior Vernon Norwood returned to the same Hayward Field track and punched his ticket to Beijing with Team USA with a bronze-medal-winning performance in the event to highlight Saturday's action at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.