Muscle Milk California Athlete of the Week

September 10, 2007

BERKELEY - With the fall semester well under way, senior Ellen Orchard has been named the Muscle Milk California Athlete of the Week on the heels of her sparkling performance during a successful weekend for Cal volleyball.

The co-captain middle hitter was named to the All-Tournament Team as the tournament MVP at the Golden Bear Invitational, where the Bears swept through Utah State, Eastern Kentucky and Minnesota to exit the weekend undefeated, bringing their season record to 8-1.

Orchard's performance moved her up to seventh on the all-time ladder at Cal in total career blocks. She also had 16 kills en route to a .750 hitting percentage against Eastern Kentucky. Her play against No. 12 Minnesota led to a 3-0 sweep against the Gophers in perhaps the young season's biggest win.

Muscle Milk California Student-Athletes of the Week

Date Winner Sport
Sept. 10 Ellen Orchard Volleyball
Sept. 3 DeSean Jackson Football

2006-07 Winners

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