Derrick Coleman Named UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week

Nov. 8, 2011

Senior running back Derrick Coleman (Fullerton, CA/Troy HS) of the UCLA football team was selected as the UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week for Oct. 31-Nov. 6.

Coleman led UCLA to a 29-28 win over No. 20/18 Arizona State on Saturday, rushing for 119 yards on 17 carries. He also had two touchdowns, including one from one yard out with 49 seconds remaining during the game-winning drive. On the year, Coleman has 11 touchdowns (all rushing), which is the most by a Bruin since Maurice Jones-Drew scored 20 in 2005 (13 rushing). He also posted his third 100-yard game of the season and fourth of his career. Coleman also has a season-best total of 542 yards rushing.

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

Also nominated: Emma Ivory-Ganja, W. Diving; Rachael Kidder, W. Volleyball; Sydney Leroux, W. Soccer; Lee Lopez, W. Golf; Josh Samuels, M. Water Polo; Shawn Singh, M. Soccer; Joshua Smith, M. Basketball.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Sep 05
vs. Virginia
Pasadena, CA
W, 34 - 16
Saturday, Sep 12
Las Vegas, NV
W, 37 - 3
Saturday, Sep 19
vs. Brigham Young
Pasadena, CA
W, 24 - 23
Saturday, Sep 26
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 56 - 30
Saturday, Oct 03
vs. Arizona State
Pasadena, CA
L, 23 - 38
Thursday, Oct 15
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
L, 35 - 56
Thursday, Oct 22
vs. California
Pasadena, CA
W, 40 - 24
Saturday, Oct 31
vs. Colorado
Pasadena, CA
W, 35 - 31
Saturday, Nov 07
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
W, 41 - 0
Saturday, Nov 14
vs. Washington State
Pasadena, CA
L, 27 - 31
Saturday, Nov 21
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 17 - 9
Saturday, Nov 28
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 21 - 40