Mac Fleet defends 1,500 meter title

Updated: June 14, 2014, 11:24 PM ET
Associated Press

EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon senior Mac Fleet leaned at the finish line in the 1,500 meters, just to ensure he defended his NCAA title.

Arizona's Lawi Lalang was right on his heels.

"I could see Lawi's hands right here -- he's got that big arm swing -- all the way to the end," Fleet said, gesturing over his shoulder.

Fleet's victory Saturday at the NCAA track and field championships denied Lalang a ninth national title in his final college race.

Fleet pulled ahead down the stretch ...

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