Thea Lemberger Named UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week

Jan. 2, 2012

Sophomore guard Thea Lemberger (Santa Monica, CA/Santa Monica HS) of the UCLA women's basketball team was selected as the UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week for Dec. 26-Jan. 1.

Lemberger had a career-high 26 points on Thursday against California to help the Bruins to a 60-55 victory over the Golden Bears. Lemberger was 7-of-11 from the field, 3-of-6 from three-point range and 9-of-10 from the free-throw line, adding four assists. She played all 20 minutes in the first half and had 10 points and added 16 points in the second half, making all eight of her free throws, including a perfect 6-for-6 down the stretch. The sophomore added eight points against Stanford on Saturday, with five of them coming in the second half.

Lemberger has started all 13 contests for the Bruins. She is tied for the team lead with nine double-figure scoring contests and is fourth on the squad with 11.4 points per game. She is tops on the team with 39 assists and 16 three-pointers and is shooting 73.7% from the charity stripe.

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

Also nominated: Weston Dunlap, M. Volleyball; Tyler Lamb, M. Basketball; Jeff Locke, Football.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Sunday, Nov 01 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. Vanguard
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 13 - 5:00 PM PST
vs. St. John's
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 20 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. James Madison
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Nov 22 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. South Carolina
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 27 - 10:00 AM PST
vs. Louisiana Tech
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
Saturday, Nov 28 - TBA PST
vs. Denver or Notre Dame
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
Saturday, Dec 05 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. CSU Bakersfield
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Dec 13 - 11:00 AM PST
at Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Wednesday, Dec 16 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. UC Irvine
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Dec 18 - 7:05 PM PST
at Sacramento State
Sacramento, CA
Monday, Dec 21 - 6:00 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Monday, Dec 28 - 7:00 PM PST
at UC Riverside
Riverside, CA
Wednesday, Dec 30 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Jan 02 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
Monday, Jan 04 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA