Friday, March 22

Offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch led an offense last year at Michigan that averaged 212.9 rushing yards and 212 passing yards a game last year. In comparison, the Bruins averaged 82.4 and 295.6 yards, respectively, last season. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

New football coaches renovate team’s mindset, technique

Last season, UCLA football struggled mightily on the ground. The Bruins finished 127th out of 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams with an average of 84.2 rushing yards per game, ahead of only Texas State. Read more...

Photo: Offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch led an offense last year at Michigan that averaged 212.9 rushing yards and 212 passing yards a game last year. In comparison, the Bruins averaged 82.4 and 295.6 yards, respectively, last season. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch led an offense last year at Michigan that averaged 212.9 rushing yards and 212 passing yards a game last year. In comparison, the Bruins averaged 82.4 and 295.6 yards, respectively, last season. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Redshirt freshman pitcher Rachel Garcia was named USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Week, Pac-12 Conference Pitcher of the Week and Pac-12 Freshman of the Week following a complete-game shutout against then-No. 1 Oregon last weekend. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

The Rundown: April 12

Check out a breakdown of the UCLA sports stories you might have missed this week. Women’s golfDavid Gottlieb, assistant Sports editor Lilia Vu won another tournament Tuesday, meaning that the sophomore has finished first in three straight tournaments. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt freshman pitcher Rachel Garcia was named USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Week, Pac-12 Conference Pitcher of the Week and Pac-12 Freshman of the Week following a complete-game shutout against then-No. 1 Oregon last weekend. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt freshman pitcher Rachel Garcia was named USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Week, Pac-12 Conference Pitcher of the Week and Pac-12 Freshman of the Week following a complete-game shutout against then-No. 1 Oregon last weekend. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

The No. 2 Stanford women's water polo team upset No. 1 USC on Saturday afternoon to break the Trojans' NCAA women's water polo record 52-game win streak. No. 3 UCLA will play the Cardinal this Saturday on the road. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Around the League: USC women’s water polo ends winning streak with Stanford loss

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 the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation. Read more...

Photo: The No. 2 Stanford women's water polo team upset No. 1 USC on Saturday afternoon to break the Trojans' NCAA women's water polo record 52-game win streak. No. 3 UCLA will play the Cardinal this Saturday on the road. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The No. 2 Stanford women's water polo team upset No. 1 USC on Saturday afternoon to break the Trojans' NCAA women's water polo record 52-game win streak. No. 3 UCLA will play the Cardinal this Saturday on the road. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Sophomore Alaina Miller won both of her matches this weekend in straight sets, losing only seven combined games as No. 20 UCLA women's tennis ran its winning streak to six matches. (Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

Women’s tennis sweeps Colorado, Utah in Pac-12 weekend matchups

Make that eight straight doubles points for UCLA women’s tennis. The No. 20 Bruins (12-5, 6-1 Pac-12) haven’t dropped a doubles set – let alone lose the point – in over a month, and that trend continued Friday and Saturday when they swept both the Colorado Buffaloes (9-10, 1-7) and Utah Utes (7-8, 2-6) 4-0. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Alaina Miller won both of her matches this weekend in straight sets, losing only seven combined games as No. 20 UCLA women's tennis ran its winning streak to six matches. (Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Alaina Miller won both of her matches this weekend in straight sets, losing only seven combined games as No. 20 UCLA women's tennis ran its winning streak to six matches. (Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

Freshman forward T.J. Leaf entered UCLA as ESPN's No. 13 commit in the class of 2016, and after he led UCLA with 16.3 points to go along with 8.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game, declared for the NBA draft on March 24. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Wang’s Word: NBA should not be done with one-and-done rule

D’Angelo Russell, Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz. All three NBA players were – or in Fultz’s case, will be – highly touted high school recruits and top-two NBA draft picks after spending only one year in college. Read more...

Photo: Freshman forward T.J. Leaf entered UCLA as ESPN's No. 13 commit in the class of 2016, and after he led UCLA with 16.3 points to go along with 8.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game, declared for the NBA draft on March 24. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman forward T.J. Leaf entered UCLA as ESPN's No. 13 commit in the class of 2016, and after he led UCLA with 16.3 points to go along with 8.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game, declared for the NBA draft on March 24. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Ducks junior forward Jordan Bell failed to box out his man twice, allowing North Carolina to pull down two rebounds in the final moments that solidified its victory. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Around the League: MPSF, Pac-12 teams dominate men’s volleyball, men’s tennis rankings

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 the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation. Read more...

Photo: Ducks junior forward Jordan Bell failed to box out his man twice, allowing North Carolina to pull down two rebounds in the final moments that solidified its victory. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Ducks junior forward Jordan Bell failed to box out his man twice, allowing North Carolina to pull down two rebounds in the final moments that solidified its victory. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Sophomore Alaina Miller defeated Oregon's Nia Rose 6-4, 6-3 at court three to give UCLA women's tennis a 4-3 victory Friday. Miller now owns a 6-5 singles record on the year. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Women’s tennis rides doubles success to victory over Oregon

UCLA women’s tennis is on a doubles roll. The No. 20 Bruins (8-5, 2-1 Pac-12) won the opening point for the fourth dual match in a row, all without dropping a set, and then pulled away from the host Oregon Ducks (8-6, 2-1) for a 4-1 victory Friday. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Alaina Miller defeated Oregon's Nia Rose 6-4, 6-3 at court three to give UCLA women's tennis a 4-3 victory Friday. Miller now owns a 6-5 singles record on the year. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Alaina Miller defeated Oregon's Nia Rose 6-4, 6-3 at court three to give UCLA women's tennis a 4-3 victory Friday. Miller now owns a 6-5 singles record on the year. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)


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