Wednesday, April 26

(Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)
(Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Freshman attacker Maddie Musselman was named to her sixth MPSF Newcomer of the Week award Wednesday, breaking the all-time conference record for most Newcomer of the Week honors in a single season. She was previously tied with Stanford’s Jordan Raney, who in 2015 was named Newcomer of the Week five times. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin contributor)
Freshman attacker Maddie Musselman was named to her sixth MPSF Newcomer of the Week award Wednesday, breaking the all-time conference record for most Newcomer of the Week honors in a single season. She was previously tied with Stanford’s Jordan Raney, who in 2015 was named Newcomer of the Week five times. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin contributor)

Brianna Tautalafua went 4-for-4, homered twice and picked up four RBIs in Tuesday's win. The sophomore third baseman is now batting .302 with 12 home runs and 32 RBIs on the season. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Softball tops Cal State Fullerton with strong leadership in the circle

UCLA softball picked up a win Tuesday, and found a way to do it without Rachel Garcia in the circle. The redshirt freshman has thrown over 40 percent of the innings for the Bruins this season, and coach Kelly Inouye-Perez called her staff’s ability to give Garcia the night off “huge.” “As you can see, we’re heavily relying on Rachel, but we do have a staff,” Inouye-Perez said. Read more...

Brianna Tautalafua went 4-for-4, homered twice and picked up four RBIs in Tuesday's win. The sophomore third baseman is now batting .302 with 12 home runs and 32 RBIs on the season. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Phil Delisi traveled to Arroyo Grande, California, for the Cal Poly Shootout. His performance was the best of any of the three Bruins who competed at the tournament. (UCLA Athletics)
Sophomore Phil Delisi traveled to Arroyo Grande, California, for the Cal Poly Shootout. His performance was the best of any of the three Bruins who competed at the tournament. (UCLA Athletics)

Jalen Starks started spring camp as a fullback, but his running ability was on display Tuesday. The sophomore ran down the sideline for a long touchdown toward the end of practice. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)
Jalen Starks started spring camp as a fullback, but his running ability was on display Tuesday. The sophomore ran down the sideline for a long touchdown toward the end of practice. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Sophomore Cole Madey tied for the top spot on the Bruins roster, finishing tied for 16th out of 96. Madey ended the tournament 4-over. (UCLA Athletics)
Sophomore Cole Madey tied for the top spot on the Bruins roster, finishing tied for 16th out of 96. Madey ended the tournament 4-over. (UCLA Athletics)

Freshman Jack Stronach only ended up playing on Sunday because redshirt senior Nick Kern hurt his elbow early in the game. Stronach ended up going 3-for-5 with a double and two RBIs. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)
Freshman Jack Stronach only ended up playing on Sunday because redshirt senior Nick Kern hurt his elbow early in the game. Stronach ended up going 3-for-5 with a double and two RBIs. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)


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