Jan. 2: Molly Shephard, women's basketball

Hornet of the Week: Molly Shephard dribbling a basketball.

Lynchburg, Va. -- A Most Outstanding Player showing at Roanoke College’s Susan Dunagan Holiday Classic earned Lynchburg women’s basketball forward Molly Shephard the department’s Hornet of the Week honor.

Shephard notched a double-double in just 14 minutes in the Hornets’ 71-34 win over Meredith on Saturday; the junior from Charlottesville, Va. scored 18 points to go with 10 rebounds in the contest.

In Sunday’s victory over Franklin & Marshall, she dazzled again with 19 points, nine rebounds, and three blocks. She and senior Caroline Naumann were named to the all-tournament team.

Shephard is averaging 11.1 points and 6.9 rebounds in 23.8 minutes per game this season.