NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Yared Nuguse has been named the USTFCCCA DI Men’s National Athlete of the Week after winning the individual ACC title over the weekend in Cary, N.C. with a time of 23:03.6 in the 8K race.
Nuguse becomes the first male Notre Dame athlete to earn the weekly national honor from the organization during cross country season in program history. The senior led the Irish to the team title at the ACC Championships as well, with Notre Dame tallying 40 points in victory.
Nuguse was the first individual ACC champion in cross country in Notre Dame men’s program history.