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Muscle Milk California Student-Athlete of the Week
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  11/16/2009

November 16, 2009

 


BERKELEY - Shane Vereen, making his fifth career start and second this season, had 30 rushing attempts for 159 yards, both career highs, as the Bears defeated Arizona, 24-16, last Saturday, making the sophomore tailback the Muscle Milk California Student-Athlete of the Week.

It was Vereen's third career 100-yard game and it included a season-long 61-yard touchdown run for the game's final score with 1:21 remaining in the contest. With teammate Jahvid Best's return uncertain, Vereen is the starting tailback on the depth chart and currently sits sixth in the Pac-10 in kick return average (23.0 ypr) and seventh in all-purpose running (129.5 ypg), while leading the team in both categories (1295 all-purpose running yards - 545 rushing, 189 receiving, 10 punt return, 551 kick return).

Muscle Milk California Student-Athletes of the Week

Date Winner Sport
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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