Tuesday, November 20

Freshman pitcher Holly Azevedo and the No. 4 UCLA Bruins logged five wins during their undefeated opening weekend. Azevedo logged her first three collegiate wins over three days. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Freshman Bruins help lead softball to 5-0 opening weekend

UCLA’s fresh faces made a significant impact in the Bruins’ dominant opening weekend. Freshman pitcher Holly Azevedo notched her first three career wins in as many days, including two complete games in which the No. Read more...

Photo: Freshman pitcher Holly Azevedo and the No. 4 UCLA Bruins logged five wins during their undefeated opening weekend. Azevedo logged her first three collegiate wins over three days. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Freshman pitcher Holly Azevedo and the No. 4 UCLA Bruins logged five wins during their undefeated opening weekend. Azevedo logged her first three collegiate wins over three days. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Senior catcher Madeline Jelenicki is used to having talent surround her. As a freshman she was part of the first-ranked recruiting class in the country, just as this year's freshman class is. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

Softball aims to use high-ranked, experienced players to earn NCAA title

With consecutive top-ranked recruiting classes bookending the roster this year, Bruins’ softball coach Kelly Inouye-Perez will have a plethora of highly rated players at her disposal when the 2018 season gets underway Friday. Read more...

Photo: Senior catcher Madeline Jelenicki is used to having talent surround her. As a freshman she was part of the first-ranked recruiting class in the country, just as this year's freshman class is. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

Senior catcher Madeline Jelenicki is used to having talent surround her. As a freshman she was part of the first-ranked recruiting class in the country, just as this year's freshman class is. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

The final-four teams standing in the NCAA women's soccer tournament are UCLA, Duke, Stanford and South Carolina, and all will face off this weekend in Orlando, Florida, for a chance to earn the national title. The Bruins and the Cardinal are currently tied in first place for overall national championships won, with 113. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA women’s soccer to face biggest challenge this season in NCAA semifinal

Orlando, Florida, will play host to the 2017 NCAA Women’s College Cup as the cream of the crop make their way south. UCLA, Duke, Stanford and South Carolina will battle on the pitch for the right to hoist the national championship trophy. Read more...

Photo: The final-four teams standing in the NCAA women's soccer tournament are UCLA, Duke, Stanford and South Carolina, and all will face off this weekend in Orlando, Florida, for a chance to earn the national title. The Bruins and the Cardinal are currently tied in first place for overall national championships won, with 113. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The final-four teams standing in the NCAA women's soccer tournament are UCLA, Duke, Stanford and South Carolina, and all will face off this weekend in Orlando, Florida, for a chance to earn the national title. The Bruins and the Cardinal are currently tied in first place for overall national championships won, with 113. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Sophomore midfielder Jessie Fleming will return to play for the Bruins on Friday night, after leaving Westwood for UCLA's past two games to play for the Canadian national team. This is the second tournament game that the Bruins will host at Drake Stadium. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

No. 2 seeded UCLA women’s soccer squares off against Northwestern

Second-seeded UCLA will square off against Northwestern on Friday night in the second round of the NCAA women’s soccer tournament. UCLA (16-2-2, 8-2-1 Pac-12) will host a tournament game for a second consecutive weekend after defeating San Diego State 3-1 to advance to the round of 32. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore midfielder Jessie Fleming will return to play for the Bruins on Friday night, after leaving Westwood for UCLA's past two games to play for the Canadian national team. This is the second tournament game that the Bruins will host at Drake Stadium. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore midfielder Jessie Fleming will return to play for the Bruins on Friday night, after leaving Westwood for UCLA's past two games to play for the Canadian national team. This is the second tournament game that the Bruins will host at Drake Stadium. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Senior defender Mackenzie Cerda will play her final game at Drake Stadium this Friday as the Bruins take on their crosstown rivals to cap off the regular season. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Women’s soccer to face defending national champion USC

UCLA women’s soccer will welcome crosstown rival USC on Friday, a match that carries postseason implications for both teams. Friday’s meeting with the No. 6 Trojans (14-2-1, 8-1-1 Pac-12) will be an opportunity for the No. Read more...

Photo: Senior defender Mackenzie Cerda will play her final game at Drake Stadium this Friday as the Bruins take on their crosstown rivals to cap off the regular season. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Senior defender Mackenzie Cerda will play her final game at Drake Stadium this Friday as the Bruins take on their crosstown rivals to cap off the regular season. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Freshman forward Ashley Sanchez was the only player in uniform Sunday afternoon who was able to come up with a goal. The No. 6 Bruins would take the game by a score of 1-0. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

No. 6 UCLA women’s soccer takes down No. 16 California in tight game

One goal was all No. 6 UCLA women’s soccer needed Sunday afternoon (14-2-2, 7-2-1 Pac-12) against No. 16 California. (13-4-1, 6-3-1). Freshman forward Ashley Sanchez delivered with a display of patience and individual talent. Read more...

Photo: Freshman forward Ashley Sanchez was the only player in uniform Sunday afternoon who was able to come up with a goal. The No. 6 Bruins would take the game by a score of 1-0. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Freshman forward Ashley Sanchez was the only player in uniform Sunday afternoon who was able to come up with a goal. The No. 6 Bruins would take the game by a score of 1-0. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)