NEW ORLEANS - Lotte Meyberg was named the Sun Belt Athlete of the Week Wednesday after winning the Mississippi College Invitational in Oxford, Miss.

Meyberg won her second race in a row Saturday, running the MC College 5K in 18:20, her fastest time of the season. Meyberg helped the Panthers to a second place team finish. Meyberg finished ahead of runners from Sun Belt-foes Louisiana and ULM.

Meyberg is the first Panthers to receive the conference honor this season.

The Panthers have this weekend off before competing at the Sun Belt Championships on Oct. 28 in Boone, N.C.