ATLANTA, Ga. – The Great South Athletic Conference announced the winter sports Player of the Week for all contests played November 17 - 23 and, following voting by the league sports information directors, Finlandia's Marissa Burke won Women's Basketball Player of the Week.
GSAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week - Marissa Burke of Finlandia
Burke (pictured at right) guided the Lions to a 1-2 week by being all over the floor for Finlandia. She averaged 19 points, 10 rebounds, 3.67 steals and 3.67 blocks per game as Finlandia topped North Central and fell narrowly to Wisconsin Stevens Point and Northwestern (Minn.).
The GSAC sports information directors nominate Player of the Week candidates and then vote on the top two nominees in each sport as selected by the conference office. Player of the Week voting occurs on Tuesdays and the weekly announcement of the winners is released each Wednesday morning.