California Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  02/14/2011

Feb. 14, 2011


BERKELEY - The Tucson, Ariz., native won four races and set two pool records to lead fourth-ranked California to a 155-145 upset of No. 1 Stanford in the Big Meet on Feb. 12 at Spieker Aquatics Complex, making the sophomore swimmer this week's California Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week.

The result gave the Golden Bears just their fifth win in the long series with their cross-bay rival. The sophomore posted school marks in capturing the 200-yard breaststroke (2:09.45) and the 200 IM (1:56.95). The Pac-10 Swimmer of the Month for January, Leverenz swam an automatic NCAA qualifying time in the 200 breast, while her 200 IM time (NCAA B qualifier) edged the old school record set by Natalie Coughlin in 2002. Leverenz also won the 100 breaststroke in NCAA B time of 1:00.26 and swam the second leg of the victorious 200-medley relay (NCAA B time of 1:38.97. The talented and versatile swimmer has made a big splash in less than two years at Cal, earning the 2010 Pac-10 Freshman of the Year award as well as claiming a spot on the U.S. roster for this summer's 2011 World Championships.



Muscle Milk California Student-Athletes of the Week


Date  Winner  Sport 
February 14 Caitlin Leverenz Women's Swimming and Diving
February 7 Tom Shields Men's Swimming and Diving
January 31 Madisyn O'Brien Women's Gymnastics
January 24 Caitlin Leverenz Women's Swimming and Diving
January 18 Glen Ishino Men's Gymnastics
January 10 Layshia Clarendon Women's Basketball
December 6 Harper Kamp Men's Basketball
November 29 Carli Lloyd Volleyball
November 22 Carli Lloyd Volleyball
November 15 Alec Sundly Men's Soccer
November 8 Kaitlyn Fitzpatrick Women's Soccer
November 1 Davis Paul Men's Soccer
October 25 Carli Lloyd Volleyball
October 18 Lauren Battung Women's Soccer
October 11 Ivan Rackov Men's Water Polo
October 4 John Fitzpatrick Men's Soccer
September 27 Pia Halbig Women's Golf
September 20 Claire Dougherty Field Hockey
September 13 Mike Mohamed Football
September 6 A.J. Soares Men's Soccer
August 30 Tarah Murrey Volleyball


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