Katie Nelson Named UCLA/MET-Rx Student-Athlete of the Week

Feb. 27, 2006

Junior Katie Nelson (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA/Peninsula HS) of the UCLA Swimming & Diving team was selected as the UCLA/MET-Rx Student-Athlete of the Week (Feb. 20-26).

Nelson won UCLA's only individual title at the Pac-10 Championships, winning the 1650 free in a season-best and NCAA automatic time of 16:18.00. Her time was nearly eight seconds better than second-place Kalyn Keller, an Olympian from USC. Nelson's win helped UCLA finish in second place at the Championships with 1,246.5 points. She also scored for UCLA in the 500 free, placing fourth with a time of 4:45.98, and she was a member of the 800 freestyle relay team that placed fifth.

This is Nelson's first UCLA/MET-Rx Student-Athlete of the Week honor of the season and of her career.

Also nominated: Arron Afflalo, M. Basketball; Andrea Duran, Softball; Laura Gordon, W. Tennis; Dawn Harper, W. Track & Field; Brandon Johnson, M. Track & Field; Benjamin Kohlloeffel, M. Tennis; Lucas Lee, M. Golf; Anthony Norman, Baseball; Kate Richardson, W. Gymnastics; Lisa Willis, W. Basketball.

Visit the UCLA/MET-Rx Student-Athlete of the Week Archive.


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