Spitz Named UCLA Student-Athlete of the Week
LOS ANGELES – Emma Spitz from UCLA Women's Golf has been selected the UCLA Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by Ready, earning honors for May 11 – May 17.
Spitz helped the Bruins advance to the NCAA Championships after winning the Louisville Regional. She finished with rounds of 5-under 67 and 4-under 68 to shoot an 8-under 208, winning by five strokes. It was the second victory of Spitz's career and first solo win. Late last week, Spitz was also named a finalist for the ANNIKA Award for the second year in a row.
It's the first-career Student Athlete of the Week award for Spitz. She and the Bruins are back for the NCAA Championships, which kick off on Friday, May 21 from Scottsdale, Ariz.
Also Nominated: Elysia Bolton, W. Tennis; Maya Brady, Softball; Ilaria Casarotto, W. Track & Field; Brooke Maxson, W. Water Polo; Sean Mullen, Baseball