Thursday, November 15

Incoming freshmen Ena Shibahara (left) and Jada Hart overcame a one set deficit and a third set match point to win the U.S. Open juniors girls' doubles championship over Kayla Day and Caroline Dolehide. (Courtesy of Paul Ballard/ZooTennis)

Incoming freshmen rise to first place in Junior Grand Slam

Jada Hart and Ena Shibahara were already national champions, but now they can put a Juniors Grand Slam title under their belts. All it took was fending off a one-set deficit and a third set match point. Read more...

Photo: Incoming freshmen Ena Shibahara (left) and Jada Hart overcame a one set deficit and a third set match point to win the U.S. Open juniors girls' doubles championship over Kayla Day and Caroline Dolehide. (Courtesy of Paul Ballard/ZooTennis)

Incoming freshmen Ena Shibahara (left) and Jada Hart overcame a one set deficit and a third set match point to win the U.S. Open juniors girls' doubles championship over Kayla Day and Caroline Dolehide. (Courtesy of Paul Ballard/ZooTennis)

Senior forward Darian Jenkins scored the go-ahead goal in the 58th minute against the Toreros, rifling a shot from outside the box into the upper corner of the net. She also assisted on freshman midfielder Jessie Fleming's goal in the first half. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

UCLA women’s soccer pushes past unranked USD in 3-1 victory

Sunday night was a good reminder of how tough this UCLA women’s soccer team can be. Less than four minutes into the second half, the University of San Diego tied the match at one, but senior forward Darian Jenkins put UCLA back ahead nine minutes later. Read more...

Photo: Senior forward Darian Jenkins scored the go-ahead goal in the 58th minute against the Toreros, rifling a shot from outside the box into the upper corner of the net. She also assisted on freshman midfielder Jessie Fleming's goal in the first half. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

Senior forward Darian Jenkins scored the go-ahead goal in the 58th minute against the Toreros, rifling a shot from outside the box into the upper corner of the net. She also assisted on freshman midfielder Jessie Fleming's goal in the first half. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

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Past, current and future Bruins falter in US Open

This year’s U.S. Open proved there is still a huge gap between the collegiate and pro ranks. Mackie McDonald, the 2016 NCAA singles and doubles champion, won the first two sets against qualifier Jan Šátral, but the former Bruin couldn’t clinch a third and eventually crashed out of the first round 4-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. Read more...

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The 2016 national championship doubles duo of Mackie MacDonald and Martin Redlicki will reunite in the U.S. Open this week. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Current and former Bruins prepare for US Open

Winning the NCAA singles and doubles championship is impressive, but winning a professional tennis major is on a whole other level. Mackie McDonald, the 2016 NCAA dual champion and UCLA alum, begins his first U.S. Read more...

Photo: The 2016 national championship doubles duo of Mackie MacDonald and Martin Redlicki will reunite in the U.S. Open this week. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The 2016 national championship doubles duo of Mackie MacDonald and Martin Redlicki will reunite in the U.S. Open this week. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Class of 2016 alumna forward Kodi Lavrusky tallied five goals for the Santa Clarita Blue Heat during the UWS regular season and added an assist in the championship game. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Current and former Bruins clinch soccer titles across country

The first United Women’s Soccer championship couldn’t have had more of a storybook ending. The Santa Clarita Blue Heat had one last-ditch effort to win the game in overtime – a corner kick in the 119th minute with the match tied at one goal apiece. Read more...

Photo: Class of 2016 alumna forward Kodi Lavrusky tallied five goals for the Santa Clarita Blue Heat during the UWS regular season and added an assist in the championship game. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Class of 2016 alumna forward Kodi Lavrusky tallied five goals for the Santa Clarita Blue Heat during the UWS regular season and added an assist in the championship game. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Men's Water Polo captured the Bruins' only national championship in the 2015-2016 academic year, helping UCLA maintain a top-10 ranking at the Learfield Directors' Cup for a fifth straight year. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA Athletics takes sixth place in Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup

Another year, another top-10 finish for UCLA Athletics. Led by the men’s water polo national championship team, the Bruins earned sixth place in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup, which awards points to and ranks college athletic programs across the country. Read more...

Photo: Men's Water Polo captured the Bruins' only national championship in the 2015-2016 academic year, helping UCLA maintain a top-10 ranking at the Learfield Directors' Cup for a fifth straight year. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Men's Water Polo captured the Bruins' only national championship in the 2015-2016 academic year, helping UCLA maintain a top-10 ranking at the Learfield Directors' Cup for a fifth straight year. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA football coach Jim Mora signed a two-year contract extension in June that upgraded incentives for the Bruins' academic performance and included bonuses for on-the-field success. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Mora’s extended contract raises incentives for academic, on-field efforts

Jim Mora recently signed a two-year contract extension, but it didn’t come with a pay raise. The details of the UCLA football coach’s contract were released last week, and any possible salary increase for Mora is tied to bonuses for the Bruins’ performance in the classroom and on the field. Read more...

Photo: UCLA football coach Jim Mora signed a two-year contract extension in June that upgraded incentives for the Bruins' academic performance and included bonuses for on-the-field success. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA football coach Jim Mora signed a two-year contract extension in June that upgraded incentives for the Bruins' academic performance and included bonuses for on-the-field success. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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