Notre Dame cross country: ND's Meunier honored

Staff reports
ND Insider

Following a first-place finish Friday at the Crusader Open, Notre Dame sophomore Sydni Meunier became the first Irish student-athlete to earn Atlantic Coast Conference weekly honors after being named Tuesday the ACC runner of the week.

Meunier, who didn't run cross country in high school and only ran in four meets as a freshman in 2012, pulled away from the field to win the 5K race in 17:57.7 at Sunset Hills Park in Valparaiso, Ind.