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Samantha Peszek Named UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of Week

April 10, 2012

Sophomore Samantha Peszek (Indianapolis, IN/Cathedral HS) of the UCLA gymnastics team was selected as the UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week for Apr. 2-8.

Peszek led UCLA to its 20th Regional title and 28th NCAA Championship berth, scoring a career-high 39.6 to place second in the all-around at the NCAA Fayetteville Regional. Peszek also won a share of the vault title, sticking a Yurchenko layout full vault for a career-best 9.95. She had Top 3 finishes on the other three events, tying for second on beam (9.9) and tying for third on bars (9.85) and floor (9.9). Peszek continues to lead UCLA in event titles with 14 and in Top 3 finishes with 28.

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

Also nominated: Robin Anderson, W. Tennis; David Berg, Baseball; Becca Dorst, W. Water Polo; Andrea Harrison, Softball; Matthew Kosecki, M. Track & Field; Nick Meister, M. Tennis; Gonzalo Quiroga, M. Volleyball; Kylie Price, W. Track & Field.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
vs. Meet the Bruins
Los Angeles, CA
-, -
Sunday, Jan 10
vs. Alabama
Los Angeles, CA
W, 196.550 - 196.300
Friday, Jan 15
at Florida
Gainesville, FL
L, 196.925 - 197.675
Saturday, Jan 23
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 196.800 - 196.475
Monday, Feb 01
at California
Berkeley, CA
L, 195.175 - 196.375
Saturday, Feb 06
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
W, 197.100 - 197.075
Saturday, Feb 13 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Feb 21 - 1:00 PM PST
at Washington
Seattle, WA
Saturday, Feb 27 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Mar 06 - 12:00 PM PST
vs. Georgia and Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Mar 13 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. Oklahoma
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Mar 19 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
Saturday, Mar 19 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
Saturday, Apr 02 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Regionals
Friday, Apr 15 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Fort Worth, TX