Wednesday, September 18

Senior left fielder Brett Stephens laid down what would become the game-winning bunt in the ninth inning. An error on the play allowed the Bruins to score the only run of the game and clinch a 1-0 victory. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Baseball comes away with 1-0 victory over Michigan in pitching battle

The Bruins’ close defensive battle Friday was decided on one play. An error. UCLA’s (5-3) unconventional walk-off 1-0 victory over Michigan (7-3) marked the Bruins’ sixth one-run game of the season, and the first of this weekend’s Dodger Stadium Classic. Read more...

Photo: Senior left fielder Brett Stephens laid down what would become the game-winning bunt in the ninth inning. An error on the play allowed the Bruins to score the only run of the game and clinch a 1-0 victory. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior left fielder Brett Stephens laid down what would become the game-winning bunt in the ninth inning. An error on the play allowed the Bruins to score the only run of the game and clinch a 1-0 victory. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore designated hitter Jake Pries went 3-of-4 with a home run in Sunday's rubber match against Gonzaga. The Bruins came back to beat the Bulldogs 5-4. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Bruin baseball swings in series win against Gonzaga Bulldogs

The early innings have not been a problem for UCLA baseball’s pitching staff. That changed five batters into the first inning of Sunday’s matchup. The Bruins hadn’t given up a run in innings one through six all year, but sophomore right-hander Jon Olsen put UCLA in a two-run hole in the first inning. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore designated hitter Jake Pries went 3-of-4 with a home run in Sunday's rubber match against Gonzaga. The Bruins came back to beat the Bulldogs 5-4. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore designated hitter Jake Pries went 3-of-4 with a home run in Sunday's rubber match against Gonzaga. The Bruins came back to beat the Bulldogs 5-4. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Newly minted Pac-12 co-Player of the Year Jose Hernandez started the scoring for the Bruins. The sophomore midfielder launched a shot past the Raiders' goalkeeper Ricky Brown in the 17th minute. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Men’s soccer defeats Colgate Raiders in first round of NCAA Tournament

As hundreds of students gathered in Wilson Plaza for the Rivalry Week bonfire rally, another rally was taking place less than a mile away at Drake Stadium: UCLA and Colgate scored a combined five goals in the first half alone of their 2016 NCAA Tournament opener. Read more...

Photo: Newly minted Pac-12 co-Player of the Year Jose Hernandez started the scoring for the Bruins. The sophomore midfielder launched a shot past the Raiders' goalkeeper Ricky Brown in the 17th minute. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Newly minted Pac-12 co-Player of the Year Jose Hernandez started the scoring for the Bruins. The sophomore midfielder launched a shot past the Raiders' goalkeeper Ricky Brown in the 17th minute. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior midfielder Felix Vobejda has been a breakout star for the Bruins this season. He leads the team with a .375 shooting percentage. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Men’s soccer shoots to reclaim tough season with Coastal Carolina game

UCLA is in a slump. It has been two weeks since the Bruins last won a match and since then, their three straight conference losses have knocked them down to fourth place in the Pac-12 standings and out of the national rankings. Read more...

Photo: Senior midfielder Felix Vobejda has been a breakout star for the Bruins this season. He leads the team with a .375 shooting percentage. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior midfielder Felix Vobejda has been a breakout star for the Bruins this season. He leads the team with a .375 shooting percentage. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior midfielder Felix Vobejda scored for UCLA in the 67th minute, but the Bruins were unable to hold the lead, as they gave up two late goals to the Cal Bears and lost 2-1. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

No. 24 men’s soccer falls to Cal 2-1 after late goals

For the second time in a week, a UCLA men’s soccer match against Cal was decided in the final minutes of play. Last Thursday, redshirt freshman forward Blayne Martinez was the hero for the Bruins, scoring the winning goal in the final moments of regulation. Read more...

Photo: Senior midfielder Felix Vobejda scored for UCLA in the 67th minute, but the Bruins were unable to hold the lead, as they gave up two late goals to the Cal Bears and lost 2-1. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior midfielder Felix Vobejda scored for UCLA in the 67th minute, but the Bruins were unable to hold the lead, as they gave up two late goals to the Cal Bears and lost 2-1. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore midfielder Jose Hernandez scored a goal in last week's 2-0 victory over Oregon State. Hernandez has been an integral part of UCLA's midfield, a position group that has excelled this season. (Hannah Yee/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Men’s soccer to play San Diego State after inconsistent scoring

The first week of Pac-12 play brought mixed results for UCLA. After a crushing 4-0 loss to Washington (7-3, 2-1 Pac-12) last Thursday, the Bruins (5-3-1, 1-1-0) bounced back on Sunday, scoring twice in under two minutes in their 2-0 win over the Oregon State Beavers (4-4-2, 0-1-1). Read more...

Photo: Sophomore midfielder Jose Hernandez scored a goal in last week's 2-0 victory over Oregon State. Hernandez has been an integral part of UCLA's midfield, a position group that has excelled this season. (Hannah Yee/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore midfielder Jose Hernandez scored a goal in last week's 2-0 victory over Oregon State. Hernandez has been an integral part of UCLA's midfield, a position group that has excelled this season. (Hannah Yee/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior forward Seyi Adekoya led UCLA with five shots, two on goal, but neither he nor the rest of the Bruins could break through in their 4-0 loss to No. 16 Washington. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bruins unable to connect in 4-0 collapse against Huskies

One minute and sixteen seconds into Pac-12 play, UCLA had already fallen behind. In a mob of players in front of the Bruins’ net, defender Garret Jackson headed a pass off of a long throw-in from midfielder Steven Wright to put the Huskies up 1-0. Read more...

Photo: Junior forward Seyi Adekoya led UCLA with five shots, two on goal, but neither he nor the rest of the Bruins could break through in their 4-0 loss to No. 16 Washington. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior forward Seyi Adekoya led UCLA with five shots, two on goal, but neither he nor the rest of the Bruins could break through in their 4-0 loss to No. 16 Washington. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)