Anna Li Named UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week

Feb. 19, 2008

Sophomore Anna Li (Aurora, IL/Waubonsie Valley HS) of the UCLA gymnastics team was selected as the UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week (February 11-18).

Li won the all-around for the fifth time in six meets, scoring 39.425 to lead UCLA to an easy dual meet win over California on Sunday, 195.225-189.425. Li scored a career-high 9.975 on the uneven bars in the first rotation, earning a perfect 10 from one judge and a 9.95 from the other. Her mark helped the Bruins score a season-best 49.4 on the event. Li also tied for first on floor exercise with a 9.85 and was third on vault (9.825) and fourth on beam (9.775). The four-time All-American is now ranked No. 2 in the nation in the all-around, and she leads the team with 15 individual victories on the year.

This is Li's first UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week honor of the season and of her career.

Also nominated: Dustin DeLeo, M. Track & Field; Jillian Kraus, W. Water Polo; Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, M. Basketball; Anna Poteete, W. Swimming & Diving; Anjelica Selden, Softball; Matt Wade, M. Volleyball; Glory Yang, W. Golf.

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