Kara Lang Named UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week

Oct. 1, 2007

Redshirt sophomore forward Kara Lang (Oakville, ON/St. Thomas Aquinas HS) of the UCLA women's soccer team was selected as the UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week for Sept. 24-30.

Playing in her first collegiate match since the 2005 NCAA Tournament, Lang marked her return to UCLA in style on Friday evening, scoring both Bruin goals in a 2-1 upset of second-ranked Portland. Lang, who missed all of last year with a knee injury and the first seven matches of the 2007 season while representing Canada in the FIFA Women's World Cup, got UCLA on the board in the ninth minute, blasting a 30-yard shot over Portland goalkeeper Kelsey Davis. After Portland tied the match in the 85th minute to eventually send the game into overtime, Lang scored the game-winning goal at the 96:57 mark with a with a 20-yard shot that bounced off Davis and into the goal, giving the Bruins the 2-1 upset. The win helped UCLA extend its home unbeaten streak to 31 matches.

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

Also nominated: Trey Brown, Football; Tiffany Joh, W. Golf; Justin Johnson, M. Water Polo; Shannon Murakami, W. Cross Country; Brian Perk, M. Soccer; Austin Ramos, M. Cross Country; Nellie Spicer, W. Volleyball.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Wednesday, Aug 12
vs. Missouri
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Aug 21
at Long Beach State
Long Beach, CA
L, 0 - 1
Sunday, Aug 23
at San Diego
San Diego, CA
W, 1 - 0 (2OT)
Sunday, Aug 30 - 4:00 PM PST
vs. Wisconsin
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Sep 04 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Virginia
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Sep 06 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Texas
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Sep 11 - 4:00 PM PST
at Wake Forest
Winston-Salem, NC
Sunday, Sep 13 - 10:00 AM PST
at North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC
Thursday, Sep 17 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Sep 25 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Oct 01 - 7:00 PM PST
at Washington
Seattle, WA
Sunday, Oct 04 - 11:00 AM PST
at Washington State
Pullman, WA
Friday, Oct 09 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Oct 11 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Oct 17 - 1:00 PM PST
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
Friday, Oct 23 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Colorado
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Oct 25 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Oct 29 - 3:30 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Sunday, Nov 01 - 3:30 PM PST
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
Friday, Nov 06 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 13 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA First Round
Friday, Nov 20 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Second Round
Sunday, Nov 22 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Third Round