Senior cross country and track runner Lee Berube has been selected as the Rochester Press-Radio Club/Paychex Male College Athlete of the Year as announced by the local media group.
A seven-time All-American for the Blue Knights, Berube will be honored at the Rochester Press-Radio Club's 63rd Day of Champions Dinner on May 23, 2012 at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. The headliner for the dinner is Coca-Cola Sports Personality of the Year, Eli Manning, two-time Super Bowl MVP quarterback of the New York Giants.
Berube earned All-America honors in cross country in 2010 after an eighth place finish and in 2011, when he finished as the national runnerup. He is a four-time All-America recipient in indoor track with three awards in the 5,000 meters (2010-2nd, 2011-7th, 2012-4th) and one in the distance medley relay (2010) and won national acclaim with a seventh place finish in the outdoor 5,000 meters in 2011.