David Nalbandian

Broadneck alum Centrowitz wins 1,500 at U.S. nationals

Track and field

Broadneck alum Centrowitz wins 1,500 at U.S. nationals

Oregon junior Matt Centrowitz (Broadneck) used a stunning kick in the homestretch on the 1,500 final at the U.S. track and field championships Saturday in Eugene, Ore., to run down four-time world champion Bernard Lagat and claim an improbable U.S. title in 3 minutes, 47.63 seconds. He will represent the United States in the event at the world championships in Daegu, South Korea, in August if he can achieve the necessary qualifying time (3:35.00) before the meet. "I don't think it's sunk in yet," said Centrowitz, 21, the son of American University...

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