Forest, Va. -- A day after she led the University of Lynchburg field hockey team to a win over No. 2-ranked Rowan, the Old Dominion Athletic Conference honored Hornets junior Jackie Lerro with its player of the week honor, the conference announced Monday afternoon.
Lerro scored four goals and had one assist in Lynchburg's 6-1 win over Stevenson on Tuesday, Sept. 24. It was the Hornets' second win in a row in which they scored six goals.
Five days later, Lerro scored a hat trick and had one assist in Lynchburg's 4-3 win against the No.2-ranked Profs of Rowan University. She totaled seven goals and two assists and helped the Hornets to a 2-1 record on the week, improving to an overall record of 6-3 on the season.
The athlete of the week honor is Lerro's first of the season and Lynchburg field hockey's second. Emily Dudley laid claim to the first ODAC weekly honor of the year Sept. 9.
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