MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - Junior forward Lyric Burnett (Douglasville, Ga.) of the No. 21 Georgia College & State University soccer team was named GCSU Athlete of the Week, the sports information office announced today (Oct. 15). The award honors the top performance by a Bobcat during the week ending Oct. 12. This is the first such honor for Burnett and the third for the Bobcat soccer team this season.
Burnett had a solid week in the scoring column, scoring a goal and notching an assist in the 5-1 win over Georgia Southwestern State University. She now has 11 career goals, tied for third all-time in Bobcat history.
The Bobcats are in action tonight at 7 p.m. at USC Aiken.
The GCSU Department of Athletics sponsors 10 varsity athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. As a Division II program, GCSU prides itself on balancing the life of the student-athlete, evidenced by the Bobcats' multiple appearances in post-season competition as well as documented academic success and community-service involvement. Follow the Bobcats and their positive impact on the Milledgeville community at www.gcsu.edu/bobcats.