Haythem Abid Named UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week

March 9, 2009

Junior Pac-10 Player of the Week for Mar. 2-8.

Abid picked up two upsets in UCLA's 4-3 victory over No. 8 USC last Wednesday. It started in doubles, as he teamed with Nick Meister to upset fourth-ranked Robert Farah/Steve Johnson, 8-5. In singles, Abid then knocked off the nation's No. 1 player, Farah, 6-4, 6-3. Abid capped his week by winning the Pacific Coast Doubles Championships with Meister on Sunday. The Bruin duo won six straight matches to claim the title, even downing Farah and Johnson one more time in the round of 16.

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

Also nominated: Ariana Berlin, Gymnastics; Ashley Joelson, W. Tennis; Donna Kerr, Softball; Darxia Morris, W. Basketball; Eddie Murray, Baseball; Tara Ross, W. Track & Field; Katie Rulon, W. Water Polo; Josh Shipp, M. Basketball; Mark Weber, M. Track & Field.

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