Muscle Milk California Student-Athlete of the Week

July 7, 2008

BERKELEY - Former California All-American Emily Silver earned a spot in the 2008 Summer Olympics when she was announced as a member of the 4x100-meter freestyle relay at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials Saturday at the Qwest Center in Omaha, Neb., making her the Muscle Milk California Student-Athlete of the Week.

Silver was a member of the U.S. team at the 2007 World University Games, where she won a gold medal in the 400 free relay and a silver in the 400 medley relay. During the 2007-08 college dual season, she recorded over 10 individual first-place finishes (in dual meets). Silver was a member of Cal's 800-yard free relay that won the 2008 Pac-10 title in a school-record 7:04.13 and she was on the NCAA runner-up 200 free relay (1:27.27). Silver set a Cal record in the 50 free at the 2007 NCAA meet (21.99, since broken), and she was the '07 Pac-10 champion in the 100 and 200 free.

Saturday in Omaha, Silver finished fifth in the 100-meter freestyle in at time of 54.91 to earn consideration as a member of the U.S relay team for the Beijing Games.

Muscle Milk California Student-Athletes of the Week

July 7Emily SilverWomen's Swimming
June 30Dana VollmerWomen's Swimming
June 23Molly HayesWomen's Water Polo
June 16Katie MorganTrack & Field
June 9Freshmen EightMen's Crew
June 2Alysia JohnsonTrack & Field
May 26Tim McNeillMen's Gymnastics
May 12Varsity EightWomen's Crew
May 12Claire IlcinkasWomen's Tennis
May 5Ryan TaylorRugby
April 28Bozhidar KatsarovMen's Tennis
April 21Tim McNeillMen's Gymnastics
April 14Cherrelle Garrett Track & Field
April 7Kevin MillerBaseball
March 31David CooperBaseball
March 24Ashley WalkerWomen's Basketball
March 17Kyson BunthuwongMen's Gymnastics
March 10Natasha VitalWomen's Basketball
March 3Lauren BoyleWomen's Swimming
Feb. 25Stephanie KusanoWomen's Tennis
Feb. 18Thomas MackTrack & Field
Feb. 11Sam HelvieMen's Swimming & Diving
Feb. 4Ryan AndersonMen's Basketball
Jan. 28Emily SilverWomen's Swimming
Jan. 21Kyson BunthuwongMen's Gymnastics
Jan. 14Ashley WalkerWomen's Basketball
Jan. 7Devanei HamptonWomen's Basketball
Dec. 10Hana CuturaVolleyball
Dec. 3Adam HaleyMen's Water Polo
Nov. 26Luke SassanoMen's Soccer
Nov. 19Ashley WalkerWomen's Basketball
Nov. 12Stefan FreiMen's Soccer
Nov. 5Javier Ayala-HilMen's Soccer
Oct. 29Kelly KnocheField Hockey
Oct. 22Michael SharfMen's Water Polo
Oct. 15Angie PresseyVolleyball
Oct. 8Susie BabosWomen's Tennis
Oct. 1Alex MorganWomen's Soccer
Sept. 24Ashley GloszField Hockey
Sept. 17Justin ForsettFootball
Sept. 10Ellen OrchardVolleyball
Sept. 3DeSean JacksonFootball

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