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Centrowitz Continues Dominance in 1,500

Former Duck wins fourth U.S. title in six years.

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

In final day action of the Olympic Trials, the Ducks still had a few athletes waiting to clinch spots in Rio. Matthew Centrowitz won the men's 1500 U.S. title in 3:34.09, marking the fourth time in six years he's claimed the event. Centrowitz had company, as there were six Ducks in the finals, but was the only one to qualify for Rio. The next highest finisher was Johhny Gregorek, in sixth place (3:38.76). Gregorek, Colby Alexander, and Daniel Winn went 6-7-8.

Centrowitz wasn't the only distance runner to compete on the day, as Jordan Hasay ran in the women's 5,000. Unfortunately, Hasay finished in 15:51.68, which put her in thirteenth and ended her season.

As has often been the case this year, the female sprinters shined. Three competed in the 200 final; Jenna Prandini, Ariana Washington and Deajah Stevens. Stevens (22.30) and Prandini finished 2-3, both securing spots to Rio in the process. For Stevens, it marked a milestone; she is the first woman in Oregon history to make Team USA while competing for the Ducks. Prandini barely beat Allyson Felix to the tape, eliminating the possibility for her to be a double winner in Rio. Felix had already qualified in the 400 as the event champion. Washington took fifth in 22.65, ending what was a truly remarkable season for the freshman.

There was only one competitor in a field event on Sunday. Justin Frick competed in the high jump finals and tied for tenth.