May 15, 2012
STANFORD, Calif. - Junior Kate Baldoni (Corona del Mar, Calif. / Newport Beach HS) of the NCAA Champion Stanford women's water polo team was selected as the Stanford/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of May 7-13.
Baldoni made a total of 29 saves and allowed just nine goals over her time in the cage as Stanford went 3-0 at the National Collegiate Championship in San Diego to capture it's second straight NCAA title and third overall.
The Cardinal goalie was named tournament MVP as well as to the All-Tournament First Team after making a season-high 15 saves in Stanford's 6-4 championship game victory over USC.
Stanford finished the season 26-2.
This is the first Stanford/Muscle Milk honor of Baldoni's career, and the second of the season for Stanford women's water polo.
Also Nominated: Kori Carter (women's track and field), Nicole Gibbs (women's tennis), Ashley Hansen (softball), John Morrissey (men's tennis), Amaechi Morton (men's track and field), Stephen Piscotty (baseball), Oliver Toole (sailing), Sally Watson (women's golf).