Berea College junior Logan McKenzie has been selected to participate in the NCAA Division III Men's Indoor Track and Field Championships.

McKenzie will compete in the men's 3,000 meter race.

The event will be held Friday and Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Boston, Mass.

McKenzie was named the USTFCCCA South/Southeast Track Athlete of the Year last May.

He was ranked third nationally in the steeplechase with a time of 9:02.06. He was also ranked 15th nationally (second regionally) in the 1500 with a time of 3:51.57. McKenzie also clocked a time of 14:32.27 in the 5000, which put him second in the region.

For each men's individual event at the national championship, the top 20 declared student-athletes were accepted into the competition.

Pair of Berea College baseball players honored

A pair of Berea College baseball players were honored by the USA South on Monday.

Issac Peters was named the USA South Rookie of the Week and Brendan Grider was named the USA South Rookie Pitcher of the Week.

Peters, a freshman outfielder from Cecilia, Kentucky, was 5-for-14 (.357) with a .438 on-base percentage and a .357 slugging percentage to go along with two runs scored, four RBI and one walk as the Mountaineers posted a 2-2 record over the past two weeks. In an 11-3 win over Johnson University, Peters was 1-for-3 with one RBI and one walk.

In taking one out of three games against USA South foe LaGrange, Peters was a combined 4-for-11 with two runs scored and three RBI.

Grider, a freshman from Elizabethtown, picked up a win and a save over the past two weeks in two appearances for the Mountaineers.

Grider tossed seven total innings, allowing one run on five hits with one walk and three strikeouts.

In an 11-3 win over Johnson University, Grider went three innings and allowed one run on two hits with one strikeout to get the victory. In a 10-8 win over USA South foe LaGrange, Grider tossed the final four innings and did not allow a run on three hits with one walk and two strikeouts to grab the save.

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