Benjamin Kohlloeffel Named UCLA/MET-Rx Student-Athlete of the Week

Jan. 17, 2006

Junior Benjamin Kohlloeffel (Herne, Germany/Otto-Hahn Gymnasium) of the UCLA Men's Tennis Team was selected as the UCLA/MET-Rx Student-Athlete of the Week (Jan. 8-16).

Kohlloeffel won yet another singles title last week, as he won five-straight matches to win the National Collegiate Tennis Classic in Indian Wells, Calif. Kohlloeffel, the tournament's No. 1 seed, defeated Pepperdine's Scott Doerner, 6-2, 7-6 in the finals. Kohlloeffel, who dropped just one set during the tournament, posted wins over Bruno Agostinelli (Kentucky), Darrin Cohen (Virginia), Marko Miklo (Virginia) and Eric Claesson (Mississippi) before beating Doerner in the final. By winning the title, Kohlloeffel earned a wild card into the qualifying of the Pacific Life Open, an ATP event held in Indian Wells every March.

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

Also nominated: Paul George, M. Volleyball; Lindsey Pluimer, W. Basketball; Michael Roll, M. Basketball; Kim Vandenberg, W. Swimming & Diving.

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


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Sep 26 - All Day PST
vs. ATP Tiburon ...
Tiburon, CA
Saturday, Oct 03 - All Day PST
vs. Saint Francis Health ...
Tulsa, OK
Monday, Oct 05 - All Day PST
vs. ATP Sacramento ...
Sacramento, CA
Thursday, Oct 15 - All Day PST
vs. USTA/ITA Southwest ...
Malibu, CA
Monday, Oct 19 - All Day PST
vs. ATP Las Vegas ...
Las Vegas, NV
Wednesday, Nov 04 - All Day PST
vs. 59th Annual Southern ...
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Nov 12 - All Day PST
vs. USTA/ITA National ...
Flushing Meadows, NY
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS