CLEVELAND -- Sophomore forward Gabby Burris (Baltimore, Ohio) has been named the Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week, as announced by the league office today.
Burris, whose major is undeclared, earns weekly conference honors for the first time in her career.
Burris scored a career-high 23 points to lead Ohio (1-0) to a 95-72 win over UNCW on Sunday (Nov. 11) in the 2018-19 season opener at the Convocation Center in Athens. Burris shot 8-of-15 from the floor, including 3-of-6 from three-point range, and made all four of her free throw attempts. She also chipped in five rebounds and a steal in 35 minutes of action.
Ohio will host Binghamton (2-1) on Thursday (Nov. 15) in an 11 a.m. contest at the Convo as the Bobcats host their annual School Day. The contest will be streamed live on ESPN+, with Marty Bannister and Jacki Windon.