Ben Francisco Selected Student-Athlete of the Week

Feb. 4, 2002

Junior Ben Francisco (Anaheim, Calif./Servite HS) of the UCLA Baseball Team was selected as the Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Jan. 28-Feb. 3.

In the first week of play for the baseball team, Francisco hit .562 with a hit in all four games. He has two doubles and nine RBI with no strikeouts and a slugging percentage of 1.062.

On Sunday against Gonzaga, he went 4-for-4 with two home runs (a two-run homer and a grand slam), six RBI and four runs scored. Against the Bulldogs on Saturday, he was 3-for-4 with two runs and a stolen base. And in the season opener against UC Irvine, he had a two-RBI double.

This is Francisco's first Student-Athlete of the Week honor of his career.

Also nominated: Megan Bradley (w. tennis), Tobias Clemens (m. tennis), Elvira Fischer (w. swimming), Keira Goerl (softball), Matt Komer (m. volleyball), Tracy O'Hara (w. track & field), Heidi Prosser (w. diving) and Scott Wiegand (m. track & field).

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