Muscle Milk California Student-Athlete of the Week

December 7, 2009


BERKELEY - Kristen Kathan helped lead the Golden Bears to two victories in the 2009 NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship over the weekend, making the senior libero the Muscle Milk California Student-Athlete of the Week.

Cal defeated Lipscomb (3-0) in the first round before taking out host Ohio State (3-1) in the second round to advance to its fourth consecutive NCAA regional semifinal match. Kathan led all players in digs in both matches and helped the Bears notch a defensive performance that held their opponents to a .187 attack rate (88k, 44e, 235 att). Kathan had 13 digs against the Bison and logged her sixth 20-plus dig performance of the year against the Buckeyes. For the weekend, Kathan averaged 4.71 dps and added a service ace to give the Bears their school-record fourth-straight season with at least 20 wins.

Muscle Milk California Student-Athletes of the Week

Date Winner Sport
December 7 Kristen Kathan Volleyball
November 30 Omondi Amoke Men's Basketball
November 23 Shane Vereen Football
November 16 Shane Vereen Football
November 9 Jana Juricova Women's Tennis
November 2 Lisa Kevorkian Women's Soccer
October 26 Hana Cutura Volleyball
October 19 Shane Vereen Football
October 12 Zach White Men's Water Polo
October 5 Andrew Wiedeman Men's Soccer
September 28 Carli Lloyd Volleyball
September 21 Jahvid Best Football
September 14 Andrew Wiedeman Men's Soccer
September 8 Lisa Kevorkian Women's Soccer
August 31 Hana Cutura Volleyball

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