ST. LOUIS – Saint Louis freshman Ben Naeger (Ste. Genevieve, Mo.) was named to the Atlantic 10 Conference's All-Rookie Team following the 2017 A-10 Championship.

The All-Rookie team is comprised of the top seven rookie finishers at the A-10 meet. Naeger placed 53rd in his A-10 Championship debut on Oct. 28, 2017, at Oatlands Plantation in Leesburg, Virginia.

Naeger had an impressive freshman campaign, having collected a school-record three A-10 Rookie of the Week honors. He placed second overall at the Forest Park XC Festival, 20th at the National Catholic Invitational at Notre Dame, and 13th at the Notre Dame/Joe Piane Invitational.