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Melendez named USCAA Player of the Week

Melendez named USCAA Player of the Week

Jay Melendez has been named the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Division I Player of the Week for the week ending on December 1st.

The senior outside machinist apprentice from Suffolk, Va. recorded a 21-point, 12-rebound double-double in the Builders' 81-73 win over Southern Virginia University last Saturday. Melendez shot 6-of-14 (42.9%) from the field, was 1-of-3 (33.3%) from beyond the arc, and made 8-of-11 (72.7%) free throws. He also added an assist, a pair of steals, and a pair of blocks.

The Builders host the Virginia University of Lynchburg Dragons this Wednesday, December 2nd. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.

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