Senior Lee Berube earned the eighth and ninth All-America certificates of his career at the 2012 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field championships in Claremont, California at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges.
Berube is now the all-time leader in national awards by a Geneseo runner and stands fifth all-time at the college behind swimmers Michelle Rodriguez '11 (16 certificates), Josh Muldner '99 (15 certificates), Matt VanDerMeid '98 (10 certificates) and Mike Houlihan '98 (10 certificates).
On Saturday, Berube won his ninth All-America honor with a fifth place time of 14:25.85 in the 5,000 meters, while senior Eddie Novara placed ninth with a time of 14:40.07, just one place out of national recognition. Wisconsin-Stout's Tim Nelson won the event in 14:15.31.
Junior Marissa Liberati placed 10th in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 10:55.19 on Saturday.
On Thursday, Berube won his eighth award with a fourth place time of 30:40.27 in the 10,000 meters. Berube and Novara led the race in the early going, but Nelson raced to the win in a time of 30:16.07. Novara finished 19th in a time of 32:50.38.
Liberati qualified for Saturday's finals in the 3,000-meter steeplechase by placing seventh in her heat and 14th overall with a time of 11:00.39. The top five finishers in each heat and the next four best times reached Saturday's competition.
Junior Alex Brimstein finished seventh in the first heat of the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:29.81. He was 16th overall and failed to qualify for Saturday's finals.