By Mike Clark

Verzbicas sets 2-mile national record

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Sandburg senior Lukas Verzbicas broke the national prep record for the 2-mile, running 8 minutes, 29.46 seconds Saturday at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Ore.

Verzbicas, who has signed with Oregon and was running on his future home track, bettered the old mark of 8:34.40 set three years ago by German Fernandez of Riverbank, Calif.

Verzbicas finished 11th in the elite field. American Bernard Legat won in 8:13.62.

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