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NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championshiips

Lindsay Vollmer, right, of the Jayhawks keeps in step with Nebraska's Anne Martin in the heptathlon 1,500-meter race during the NCAA Track and Field Championships on Friday in Eugene, Ore.

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EUGENE, Ore. — A dropped baton cost the Texas A&M men an outright NCAA outdoor track and field team title.
The Aggies’ finished last in the 1,600-meter relay after mishandling the baton before the first exchange, propelling event winner Florida into a tie for the title Saturday.
Each team finished with 53 points for the first co-champions since 1978. It was the second consecutive team title for the Gators after a string of three straight for the Aggies.
Florida won the relay in 3 minutes, 1.34 seconds.
“I just told the guys let’s go win the relay ...


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