Nellie Spicer Named UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week

Oct. 8, 2007

Junior setter Nellie Spicer (Barrington, IL/Barrington HS) of the UCLA women's volleyball team was selected as the UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week for Oct. 1-7.

Spicer posted a double-double for the sixth-straight match on Friday against fourth-ranked USC, recording 49 assists and 10 digs in leading the No. 5 Bruins to a four-game victory. Spicer surpassed the 3,800-assist mark for her career against the Trojans and now has 3,820 at UCLA. Spicer added five blocks, which tied a season-high. The junior has nine double-doubles on the season and 37 for her career. She leads the team and is third in the Pac-10 at 12.70 assists per game and third on the team with 2.94 digs per game.

This is Spicer's second UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week honor of the season and of her career.

Also nominated: Trey Brown, Football; Lauren Cheney, W. Soccer; David Estrada, M. Soccer; Justin Johnson, M. Water Polo; Henry Hagenbuch, M. Cross Country.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Friday, Nov 20
at Arizona State
Tempe, AZ
(25-22, 22-25, 19-25, 28-26, 15-10)
Sunday, Nov 22
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
(22-25, 27-29, 27-25, 25-21, 10-15)
Wednesday, Nov 25
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
(25-18, 17-25, 25-19, 12-25, 15-12)
Friday, Nov 27
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
(18-25, 25-22, 25-20, 21-25, 11-15)
Friday, Dec 04
vs. Lipscomb
Los Angeles, CA
(25-10, 25-22, 25-15)
Saturday, Dec 05
vs. Michigan
Los Angeles, CA
(23-25, 24-26, 25-22, 25-20, 15-11)
Friday, Dec 11
at Texas
Austin, TX
(25-23, 22-25, 10-25, 20-25)