The Wilmington College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) named Men's Track and Field team member Pierce Burnam as its Player of the Week, for the period ending December 11, 2016.
Burnam (New Richmond, OH/New Richmond) placed sixth overall in the Heptathlon at the Oiler Opener on Saturday. His score of 4376 points in the event broke the WC record by over 300 points. Burnam placed first in two of the seven Heptathlon events, the 1000-meter run and the 60-meter hurdles. His time in the 60-meter hurdles (8.61) is also a new school record.
In recognition of his accomplishments, he will receive a T-shirt from SAAC, and his photo and list of accomplishments will be displayed in Hermann Court.
The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is a committee made up of student-athletes assembled to provide insight about the student-athlete experience. SAAC protects student-athlete interests and provides a positive image of student-athletes.
OTHER NOMINEES: Lauren Stacy (Women's Track and Field), Mary Moyer (Women's Basketball), Christian Jones (Men's Basketball)