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After clinching UCLA's 4-1 win over USC, Martin Redlicki was named Pac-12 Player of the Week. The junior, ranked No. 56 in the country, improved to 18-3 in dual match play, including a 17-1 mark at No. 2 singles. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

The Rundown: April 26

Check out a breakdown of the UCLA sports stories you might have missed this week. Men’s and women’s tennis Hanson Wang, assistant Sports editor Clinching wins and going undefeated tends to put you on the short list for Pac-12 Player of the Week – that’s exactly what Martin Redlicki did to earn the honor for the third time this season. Read more...

Photo: After clinching UCLA's 4-1 win over USC, Martin Redlicki was named Pac-12 Player of the Week. The junior, ranked No. 56 in the country, improved to 18-3 in dual match play, including a 17-1 mark at No. 2 singles. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

After clinching UCLA's 4-1 win over USC, Martin Redlicki was named Pac-12 Player of the Week. The junior, ranked No. 56 in the country, improved to 18-3 in dual match play, including a 17-1 mark at No. 2 singles. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Long Beach State, the No. 1 seed in the MPSF tournament, swept No. 4 seed UC Irvine in the semifinals, and then took out No. 3 seed Hawai’i in four sets in the championship. The 49ers earned the conference’s automatic bid into the NCAA championships. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Around the League: Baseball teams maintain ranks, women’s tennis misses second-seed chance

While Bruin athletes continue competing in Westwood, here’s a look at some of the biggest news from the rest of the Pac-12 and Mountain Pacific Sports Federation. Read more...

Photo: Long Beach State, the No. 1 seed in the MPSF tournament, swept No. 4 seed UC Irvine in the semifinals, and then took out No. 3 seed Hawai’i in four sets in the championship. The 49ers earned the conference’s automatic bid into the NCAA championships. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Long Beach State, the No. 1 seed in the MPSF tournament, swept No. 4 seed UC Irvine in the semifinals, and then took out No. 3 seed Hawai’i in four sets in the championship. The 49ers earned the conference’s automatic bid into the NCAA championships. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

According to the NCAA drug policy, a positive drug test result for marijuana will result in the athlete being suspended for half of their sport's season. The organization also allows UCLA to implement and enforce its own drug-testing program, however. (Creative Commons photo by Jay Denney via Flickr)

Wang’s Word: Weed out feeble drug policies by focusing on coaches, self-disclosure

Dykstra Hall, eighth floor. I saw my fair share of football players visit the local marijuana dealer’s room last year, so I probably have a good idea of what was going on. Read more...

Photo: According to the NCAA drug policy, a positive drug test result for marijuana will result in the athlete being suspended for half of their sport's season. The organization also allows UCLA to implement and enforce its own drug-testing program, however. (Creative Commons photo by Jay Denney via Flickr)

According to the NCAA drug policy, a positive drug test result for marijuana will result in the athlete being suspended for half of their sport's season. The organization also allows UCLA to implement and enforce its own drug-testing program, however. (Creative Commons photo by Jay Denney via Flickr)

Junior Martin Redlicki defeated USC's Nick Crystal 7-6 (9), 7-6 (2) to clinch UCLA's 4-1 victory Friday. With the win, the Bruins are the No. 1 seed in next week's Pac-12 tournament.
(Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Men’s tennis beats USC 4-1, clinches No. 1 seed for Pac-12 tournament

Martin Redlicki knew his lob was good. He raised his arms the moment he struck the ball, and his opponent, USC’s Nick Crystal, didn’t even look back as it fell a foot in front of the baseline. Read more...

Photo: Junior Martin Redlicki defeated USC's Nick Crystal 7-6 (9), 7-6 (2) to clinch UCLA's 4-1 victory Friday. With the win, the Bruins are the No. 1 seed in next week's Pac-12 tournament. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Junior Martin Redlicki defeated USC's Nick Crystal 7-6 (9), 7-6 (2) to clinch UCLA's 4-1 victory Friday. With the win, the Bruins are the No. 1 seed in next week's Pac-12 tournament.
(Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Junior Martin Redlicki clinched the win over Cal Lutheran by a 6-1, 6-0 score from the No. 2 court. The Bruins won every set in the contest and only dropped nine total singles games. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

Men’s tennis showcases full roster in match against Cal Lutheran

UCLA men’s tennis had a tuneup match midweek against Cal Lutheran, and coach Billy Martin took full advantage of it. The No. 8 Bruins (17-4) revamped their entire doubles lineup and two-thirds of their singles lineup in a 7-0 sweep over the Division III Kingsmen (5-16) Wednesday afternoon. Read more...

Photo: Junior Martin Redlicki clinched the win over Cal Lutheran by a 6-1, 6-0 score from the No. 2 court. The Bruins won every set in the contest and only dropped nine total singles games. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

Junior Martin Redlicki clinched the win over Cal Lutheran by a 6-1, 6-0 score from the No. 2 court. The Bruins won every set in the contest and only dropped nine total singles games. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

Junior Terri Fleming won both of her matches this weekend in straight sets, improving her record at No. 2 singles to 8-6. She defeated Arizona's Paris Corley 6-1, 6-3 and Arizona State's Sammi Hampton 6-4, 6-4. (Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

Women’s tennis splits weekend against Arizona schools

Winning the doubles point doesn’t always cut it. UCLA women’s tennis captured the point for the 10th consecutive match, but the No. 22 Bruins (13-6, 7-2 Pac-12) could not add three singles victories as they fell 4-3 to the Arizona State Sun Devils (13-6, 6-3) Saturday. Read more...

Photo: Junior Terri Fleming won both of her matches this weekend in straight sets, improving her record at No. 2 singles to 8-6. She defeated Arizona's Paris Corley 6-1, 6-3 and Arizona State's Sammi Hampton 6-4, 6-4. (Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

Junior Terri Fleming won both of her matches this weekend in straight sets, improving her record at No. 2 singles to 8-6. She defeated Arizona's Paris Corley 6-1, 6-3 and Arizona State's Sammi Hampton 6-4, 6-4. (Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

Freshman Evan Zhu won UCLA's first singles point against Utah with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Santiago Sierra on Friday, and then he clinched the Bruins' 4-0 sweep of Arizona on Sunday with a 6-2, 6-2 win against Trent Botha. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

Men’s tennis continues perfect Pac-12 season with weekend sweep

An undefeated Pac-12 record sounded good to UCLA men’s tennis coach Billy Martin, and that’s exactly what he has heading into the last week of regular season competition. Read more...

Photo: Freshman Evan Zhu won UCLA's first singles point against Utah with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Santiago Sierra on Friday, and then he clinched the Bruins' 4-0 sweep of Arizona on Sunday with a 6-2, 6-2 win against Trent Botha. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

Freshman Evan Zhu won UCLA's first singles point against Utah with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Santiago Sierra on Friday, and then he clinched the Bruins' 4-0 sweep of Arizona on Sunday with a 6-2, 6-2 win against Trent Botha. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)


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