Lynchburg, Va. -- After finishing off last week with career numbers, senior Zack Burnett followed up ODAC Player of the Week plaudits by earning Hornet of the Week honors on Tuesday.
The Fairfax, Va. native scored 61 points combined against Roanoke and Virginia Wesleyan last week, including a career-high 37 against the Marlins. In the Virginia Wesleyan game, Burnett also went 14-18 from the charity stripe which were both career-highs for the guardas well.
Burnett, a Business Management major, is averaging 26.4 PPG in the past five games and leads the Hornets with 19.2 PPG on the year.
The Hornets face-off against Hampden-Sydney at 7:00 p.m. in Turner Gymnsaium on Wednesday and then travel to Crenshaw Gymnsaium in Ashland, Va. to take on Randolph-Macon at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday.