April 12, 2013
Junior Olivia Courtney (Fairfax, Va./Westfield HS) of the UCLA gymnastics team was named the UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week (Apr. 1-7).
Courtney won the all-around and vault at the NCAA Columbus Regional and helped the Bruins earn a spot in next week's NCAA Championships, held in Pauley Pavilion. Courtney won her second regional all-around title in three years, tying for first place with a score of 39.45. She also tied for first place on vault with a 9.925 and tied for second on floor with a 9.9, helping UCLA achieve a team score of 196.95 and a second-place finish at the Regional.
This is Courtney's first UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week honor of the season and second of her career.
Also nominated: Pedro Figueiredo, M. Golf; Trent Kersten, M. Volleyball; Kelly Reeves, Sand Volleyball; Kyle McPhillips, W. Tennis; Meg Norton, Sand Volleyball.