Kara Lang Named UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week

Oct. 1, 2007

Redshirt sophomore forward Kara Lang (Oakville, ON/St. Thomas Aquinas HS) of the UCLA women's soccer team was selected as the UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week for Sept. 24-30.

Playing in her first collegiate match since the 2005 NCAA Tournament, Lang marked her return to UCLA in style on Friday evening, scoring both Bruin goals in a 2-1 upset of second-ranked Portland. Lang, who missed all of last year with a knee injury and the first seven matches of the 2007 season while representing Canada in the FIFA Women's World Cup, got UCLA on the board in the ninth minute, blasting a 30-yard shot over Portland goalkeeper Kelsey Davis. After Portland tied the match in the 85th minute to eventually send the game into overtime, Lang scored the game-winning goal at the 96:57 mark with a with a 20-yard shot that bounced off Davis and into the goal, giving the Bruins the 2-1 upset. The win helped UCLA extend its home unbeaten streak to 31 matches.

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

Also nominated: Trey Brown, Football; Tiffany Joh, W. Golf; Justin Johnson, M. Water Polo; Shannon Murakami, W. Cross Country; Brian Perk, M. Soccer; Austin Ramos, M. Cross Country; Nellie Spicer, W. Volleyball.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Sunday, Aug 30
vs. Wisconsin
Los Angeles, CA
W, 2 - 1
Friday, Sep 04
vs. Virginia
Los Angeles, CA
L, 1 - 2
Sunday, Sep 06
vs. Texas
Los Angeles, CA
L, 1 - 2
Friday, Sep 11
at Wake Forest
Winston-Salem, NC
W, 2 - 1
Sunday, Sep 13
at North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC
L, 1 - 3
Thursday, Sep 17
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
W, 1 - 0
Friday, Sep 25
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
W, 1 - 0
Thursday, Oct 01
at Washington
Seattle, WA
L, 1 - 2
Sunday, Oct 04
at Washington State
Pullman, WA
L, 2 - 4
Friday, Oct 09
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 1
Sunday, Oct 11
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
T, 1 - 1 (2OT)
Saturday, Oct 17
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
L, 1 - 2
Friday, Oct 23
vs. Colorado
Los Angeles, CA
W, 2 - 1
Sunday, Oct 25
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
W, 1 - 0
Thursday, Oct 29
at California
Berkeley, CA
L, 0 - 7
Sunday, Nov 01
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
L, 0 - 2
Friday, Nov 06
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 0 - 2