Iris Mora Named UCLA/MET-Rx Student-Athlete Of The Week

Nov. 3, 2003

Sophomore forward Iris Mora (Cancun, Mexico/Colegio de Bachilleres) of the UCLA Women's Soccer Team was selected as the UCLA/MET-Rx Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Oct. 27-Nov. 2.

Mora tallied eight points on the week, helping No. 3 UCLA to victories over Loyola Marymount and USC. Against LMU on Wednesday, she scored two goals in the first 10 minutes of the match, pacing the Bruins in a 5-0 victory. She also had an assist on the last goal of the match, giving her five points on the evening.

On Sunday, Mora had a hand in both Bruin goals in a 2-0 victory over crosstown rival USC. She assisted on the first goal of the match, and in doing so, set the UCLA single-season record for assists with 12. She scored UCLA's second goal in the 65th minute of play. Mora's assistance in the victory helped UCLA clinch at least a share of the 2003 Pac-10 title.

Mora currently leads UCLA in scoring with 30 points (9g, 12a).

This is Mora's second UCLA/MET-Rx Student-Athlete of the Week honor of the season and of her career.

Also nominated: Heather Cullen, W. Volleyball (3.09 kills/game, 2.45 digs/game and 1.27 blocks/game in three UCLA wins); Valerie Flores, W. Cross Country (seventh at the Pac-10 Championships); Brett Ormsby, M. Water Polo (10 goals over three matches); Austin Ramos, M. Cross Country (top Bruin finisher at the Pac-10 Championships); Zach Wells, M. Soccer (eight saves in ninth shutout of the season).

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