Sunday, September 24

With Cutino Award winner Garrett Danner set to graduate, redshirt sophomore Alex Wolf is slated to be the next goalkeeper for the UCLA men's water polo program. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Athletes to Watch: DB Sports spotlights promising returning athletes

UCLA often attracts the best recruits in the nation, supporting the athletic department’s claim that champions are made in Westwood. And while some athletes’ time as Bruins have expired, Daily Bruin Sports gives its suggestions on which returning athletes fans should watch out for next year. Read more...

Photo: With Cutino Award winner Garrett Danner set to graduate, redshirt sophomore Alex Wolf is slated to be the next goalkeeper for the UCLA men's water polo program. (Daily Bruin file photo)

With Cutino Award winner Garrett Danner set to graduate, redshirt sophomore Alex Wolf is slated to be the next goalkeeper for the UCLA men's water polo program. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Freshman gymnast and Olympic gold medalist Kyla Ross earned first-team All-American honors on uneven bars and balance beam in her first season. She also led the Bruins with four perfect 10s.
 (MacKenzie Possee/Assistant Photo editor)

Battle of the Editors: Debate on winners of Daily Bruin’s athletes of the year awards begins

The year is almost over, and all the sports are wrapped up except for softball, baseball and track and field. With the annual Daily Bruin Sports Yearlies just a week away, this year’s Sports editors take the time to throw down on who is deserving of candidacy for men’s and women’s athletes of the year. Read more...

Photo: Freshman gymnast and Olympic gold medalist Kyla Ross earned first-team All-American honors on uneven bars and balance beam in her first season. She also led the Bruins with four perfect 10s. (MacKenzie Possee/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman gymnast and Olympic gold medalist Kyla Ross earned first-team All-American honors on uneven bars and balance beam in her first season. She also led the Bruins with four perfect 10s.
 (MacKenzie Possee/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman point guard Lonzo Ball was ESPN’s No. 1 point guard and No. 4 overall recruit in the class of 2016. His presence on UCLA's team alongside ESPN's No. 13 recruit, freshman forward T.J. Leaf, lifted the Bruins to national prominence. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Wang’s Word: NBA superteams should not be condemned for dominating playoff games

My finals week starts Thursday. While most students are at least a week away from hunkering down at 24-hour Powell or chugging cups of coffee that make 7-Eleven’s Big Gulps look like shot glasses, I’ll be sacrificing sleep and my grades to watch the “three-match” between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA finals. Read more...

Photo: Freshman point guard Lonzo Ball was ESPN’s No. 1 point guard and No. 4 overall recruit in the class of 2016. His presence on UCLA's team alongside ESPN's No. 13 recruit, freshman forward T.J. Leaf, lifted the Bruins to national prominence. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman point guard Lonzo Ball was ESPN’s No. 1 point guard and No. 4 overall recruit in the class of 2016. His presence on UCLA's team alongside ESPN's No. 13 recruit, freshman forward T.J. Leaf, lifted the Bruins to national prominence. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman Evan Zhu (left) and junior Martin Redlicki were the No. 2 seed in this year’s NCAA individual doubles bracket, but they lost to Oklahoma’s Andrew Harris and Spencer Papa in the quarterfinals. The Bruin duo ended the season with a 21-5 record and a 17-3 mark in dual matches. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

UCLA men’s and women’s tennis end season with NCAA Tournament losses

After losing in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament last season, UCLA men’s tennis claimed the individual singles and doubles titles. This year, there would be no repeat. Read more...

Photo: Freshman Evan Zhu (left) and junior Martin Redlicki were the No. 2 seed in this year’s NCAA individual doubles bracket, but they lost to Oklahoma’s Andrew Harris and Spencer Papa in the quarterfinals. The Bruin duo ended the season with a 21-5 record and a 17-3 mark in dual matches. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Freshman Evan Zhu (left) and junior Martin Redlicki were the No. 2 seed in this year’s NCAA individual doubles bracket, but they lost to Oklahoma’s Andrew Harris and Spencer Papa in the quarterfinals. The Bruin duo ended the season with a 21-5 record and a 17-3 mark in dual matches. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Junior Martin Redlicki said he believes the team's hard work showed through in their season's successes. The Bruins' 2016-17 campaign ended in the NCAA quarterfinal following a loss to Georgia on Saturday. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Despite setbacks, men’s tennis ends season with success, high hopes

UCLA men’s tennis coach Billy Martin has said all year that his team was scrappy. The Georgia and USC matches in the first month of the season both came down to the final courts, and UCLA managed to squeak out both wins. Read more...

Photo: Junior Martin Redlicki said he believes the team's hard work showed through in their season's successes. The Bruins' 2016-17 campaign ended in the NCAA quarterfinal following a loss to Georgia on Saturday. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Junior Martin Redlicki said he believes the team's hard work showed through in their season's successes. The Bruins' 2016-17 campaign ended in the NCAA quarterfinal following a loss to Georgia on Saturday. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Junior Martin Redlicki bounced back from dropping the second set of his singles match to win one of two points for UCLA in the quarterfinal loss to Georgia. A rain delay put the match on pause for five hours Saturday evening. (Courtesy of Steven Colquitt)

Rain delay causes men’s tennis to lose focus, drop NCAA quarterfinal

ATHENS, Ga. — Junior Austin Rapp felt the first rain drops right before his opponent served on match point, and he walked off the court with the match still unfinished. Read more...

Photo: Junior Martin Redlicki bounced back from dropping the second set of his singles match to win one of two points for UCLA in the quarterfinal loss to Georgia. A rain delay put the match on pause for five hours Saturday evening. (Courtesy of Steven Colquitt)

Junior Martin Redlicki bounced back from dropping the second set of his singles match to win one of two points for UCLA in the quarterfinal loss to Georgia. A rain delay put the match on pause for five hours Saturday evening. (Courtesy of Steven Colquitt)

Junior Martin Redlicki won UCLA's only singles point against Georgia on Saturday. Two days after losing in straight sets against Texas A&M, Redlicki defeated Bulldog freshman Nathan Ponwith 6-4, 1-6, 6-2 to pull the Bruins within 3-2. (Courtesy of Steven Colquitt)

Men’s tennis falls to Georgia, eliminated in NCAA quarterfinal

ATHENS, Ga. — The rain, the five-hour delay and the pressure. In the end, it was too much for UCLA men’s tennis to handle. The No. Read more...

Photo: Junior Martin Redlicki won UCLA's only singles point against Georgia on Saturday. Two days after losing in straight sets against Texas A&M, Redlicki defeated Bulldog freshman Nathan Ponwith 6-4, 1-6, 6-2 to pull the Bruins within 3-2. (Courtesy of Steven Colquitt)

Junior Martin Redlicki won UCLA's only singles point against Georgia on Saturday. Two days after losing in straight sets against Texas A&M, Redlicki defeated Bulldog freshman Nathan Ponwith 6-4, 1-6, 6-2 to pull the Bruins within 3-2. (Courtesy of Steven Colquitt)


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