Barr-Mira Named Pac-12 Player of the Week
Kicker Nicholas Barr-Mira was named Special Teams Player of the Week in the Monday announcement of the Pac-12 Football Weekly Performance Awards presented by Nextiva.
Barr-Mira connected on both of his field goal attempts and all four of his extra points in UCLA's 34-16 win at Arizona. The redshirt sophomore from Palos Verdes, Calif., hit from 23 and 43-yards out to give him eight field goals in 10 attempts this season. His 23-yard kick put UCLA up 17-13 in the third quarter and his 43-yard effort put the game out of reach late in the fourth quarter.
Barr-Mira has now converted on 14 of 17 career field goal attempts. His eight field goals made in 2021 tie him for second in the Pac-12 rankings. He is also second in the conference in kick scoring with an average of 8.17 points per game. That mark ranks him sixth on the Pac-12 overall scoring list.
This is the second Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week honor for a Bruin player this season. Kyle Philips won the honor earlier this season for his kick returns in week four. Barr-Mira is the first UCLA kicker to earn weekly conference honors since Ka'imi Fairbairn in October of 2015.
UCLA will travel to play at Washington this week. The FOX broadcast will begin at 5:30 p.m. PT.