Elise Britt Named UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week

Nov. 16, 2010

Senior defender Elise Britt (Santa Rosa, CA/Montgomery HS) of the UCLA women's soccer team was selected as the UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week for Nov. 8-14.

Britt was instrumental in a pair of UCLA wins last week in the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament. Facing BYU on Thursday evening, Britt converted the decisive penalty kick in a 0-0 (4-3 PKs) decision over the Cougars to put the Bruins in the second round. She followed that up with another outstanding performance against fourth-seeded UCF on Saturday evening, scoring her first career goal on a header in the 42nd minute to help the team to a 2-1 victory and a spot in this week's NCAA Round of 16.

This is Britt's first UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week honor of the season and of her career.

Also nominated: Patrick Cantlay, M. Golf; Jasmine Dixon, W. Basketball; Lainey Gera, W. Volleyball; Jacob Murphy, M. Water Polo; Reeves Nelson, M. Basketball; Brian Rowe, M. Soccer.

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