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Okolo leads women’s track and field to fourth place at NCAA Outdoor Championships

Senior Courtney Okolo closed out her Texas track and field career in sensational fashion, winning her fourth NCAA championship in the 400 meters and coming from behind in the final 150 meters to lift the Longhorns to victory in the 4x400-meter relay (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

Senior Courtney Okolo closed out her Texas track and field career in sensational fashion, winning her fourth NCAA championship in the 400 meters and coming from behind in the final 150 meters to lift the Longhorns to victory in the 4x400-meter relay (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Lansdale

EUGENE, Ore. — Courtney Okolo closed out her brilliant college career in the only appropriate way at the NCAA Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field at the University of Oregon.

The senior Texas sprinter won her fourth NCAA title — her second outdoors — in the