Feb. 17, 2004
Senior Sara Platzer (Lakewood, WA/Lakes HS) of the UCLA Women's Swimming & Diving Team was selected as the UCLA/MET-Rx Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Feb. 9-16.
Platzer led the seventh-ranked Bruins to a 211.5-88.5 rout over 11th-ranked USC, breaking a 10-year Trojan win streak. Platzer led sweeps of the 50 and 100 Free, winning in 23.05 and 50.70, respectively. She swam the anchor leg of the Bruins' victorious 400 Medley Relay, which set a facility record of 3:44.69. Platzer also swam the second leg of UCLA's winning 400 Free Relay (3:24.93). In all, Platzer contributed 18 individual points in the Bruin victory.
This is Platzer's first UCLA/MET-Rx Student-Athlete of the Week honor of the season and second of her career.
Also nominated: Jeanette Antolin, W. Gymnastics; Juaune Armon, M. Track & Field; Brandon Averill, Baseball; Daniela Bercek, W. Tennis; Keira Goerl, Softball; Marcin Jagoda, M. Volleyball; Chelsea Johnson, W. Track & Field; Travis Johnson, M. Golf; Charlotte Mayorkas, W. Golf; Noelle Quinn, W. Basketball; Dijon Thompson, M. Basketball.