Dec. 23, 2002
Senior guard Michelle Greco (La Crescenta, CA/Crescenta Valley HS) of the UCLA Women's Basketball Team was selected as the UCLABruins.com Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Dec. 16-22.
Greco led all players with 22 points in just 19 minutes of play in the Bruins' 88-49 win over Cal State Northridge on Dec. 21. She shot 9-14 from the field and was a perfect 4-4 from the free throw line. She also had four rebounds, one block and three steals along with zero turnovers. With the score tied at 23-23 in the first half, Greco led a 14-2 Bruin to comfortably take over the lead, scoring eight points with a block and a steal. Against Baylor on Dec. 19, she scored 16 points and had four rebounds, four assists and three steals in 34 minutes.
Greco continues to lead the team in scoring, averaging 19.1 points per game. She also leads the team with 22 steals.
This is Greco's first UCLABruins.com Student-Athlete of the Week honor of the season and the third of her career.
Also nominated: Dijon Thompson (m. basketball).