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Lawson Named Muscle Milk Athlete of the Week
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 01/19/2011

Jan. 19, 2011

STANFORD, Calif. -

Junior Brad Lawson (Honolulu, Hawaii/Iolani School) of the No. 2 Stanford men’s volleyball team was selected as the Stanford/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of January 10-16.

Lawson combined for 39 kills, a .391 hitting percentage, nine digs, four assists, four blocks and three aces to lead Stanford to a pair of conference-opening victories over then-No. 2 BYU.

The 2010 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Player of the Year had four consecutive Stanford kills when the Cardinal trailed 12-10 in the fifth set on Friday, fighting off two match points to tie the score at 14-14. Stanford went on to win the set 17-15, and capture the match.

On Saturday, Lawson had eight first-set kills and served four consecutive points to lead off the decisive fourth set against the Cougars. He finished with three aces in the match and 19 kills.

Also nominated: Hilary Barte (Women’s Tennis), Tim Gentry (Men’s Gymnastics), Zach Giesen (Wrestling), Bradley Klahn (Men’s Tennis), Amaechi Morton (Men’s Track and Field), Nnemkadi Ogwumike (Women’s Basketball), Josh Owens (Men’s Basketball), Katerina Stefanidi (Women’s Track and Field).

 


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