Jan. 20, 2004
Senior Tobias Clemens (Bonn, Germany/Ernst-Kalhuhl Gymnasium) of the UCLA Men's Tennis Team was selected as the UCLA/MET-Rx Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Jan. 12-19.
For the third year in a row, Clemens captured the singles title at the Sherwood Collegiate Cup, defeating teammate Kris Kwinta, 3-6, 7-6(3), 6-3 in Monday's final. Clemens only dropped one set en route to the title, moving his winning streak at Sherwood to 15 straight matches dating back to January of 2002. He is now 18-1 on the season and ranked No. 12 nationally in singles.
This is Clemens' second UCLA/MET-Rx Student-Athlete of the Week honor of the season and of his career.
Also nominated: Jeanette Antolin, W. Gymnastics (won the all-around with a 39.8, vault with a 9.95, bars with a career-high 9.975 and floor with a 9.925 in UCLA's road win at Georgia); Jane Imagane, W. Swimming & Diving (won the 200 free, 500 free and 200 IM and scored 18 points in the win over UCSD); Chris Pena, M. Volleyball (16 kills in the win at Pacific, hit .500 at Stanford); Dijon Thompson, M. Basketball (averaged 19 points and 4.5 rebounds against the Arizona schools).