Feb. 25, 2008
Junior goalkeeper Brittany Fullen (San Clemente, CA/Corona Del Mar HS) of the UCLA women's water polo team was selected as the UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week (February 19-24).
Fullen totaled 40 saves through four matches this weekend, leading the 17-0 Bruins to the UC Irvine Invitational title. Fullen recorded 15 saves -- five in overtime -- to lead the Bruins past No. 2 Stanford, 8-7, in sudden-victory overtime in the title match Sunday evening. Fullen also tallied 11 saves in a semifinal victory against California. The San Clemente resident registered six saves against Cal State Northridge and eight against Loyola Marymount in Saturday's games.
This is Fullen's first UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week honor of the season and of her career.
Also nominated: GiOnna DiSalvatore, Softball; Jason Kang, M. Golf; Lindsey Pluimer, W. Basketball; Tasha Schwikert, Gymnastics; D.J. Stromath, M. Volleyball; Russell Westbrook, M. Basketball.