Men’s Cross Country Team Receives At-Large Bid to NCAA DIII National Championship

Logan McKenzie

Logan McKenzie ’19

The Berea College men’s cross country team earned one of the 16 at-large bids to go to the NCAA DIII National Championship on Saturday, Nov. 17. The announcement by the NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country Committee came on the heels of a third-place finish by Berea’s men’s team in the south/southeast region this past weekend and senior Logan McKenzie winning the region.

McKenzie ’19, from Athens, Tennessee, became Berea College’s First NCAA DIII All-American in 2017 and was named Men’s DIII National Athlete of the Week by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association in April 2018.

To be eligible to participate in the championships, teams and individuals must qualify in their respective NCAA regions. Thirty-two teams were selected to participate in each championship. The top two, seven-person teams automatically qualified from each of the eight regions, for a total of 16 teams. Berea College was one of sixteen additional teams selected at-large.

The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is hosting the championships Nov. 17, in Winneconne, Wisconsin. The men’s race begins at 1:15 p.m. Eastern time.

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