Monday, August 21

Offensive linemen still competing for starting roles as fall camp ends

UCLA's offensive line has been a point of focus throughout the entire offseason due to its poor performance last year. As the start of the season approaches, the unit is still not completely finalized. (Mackenzie Possee/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA's offensive line has been a point of focus throughout the entire offseason due to its poor performance last year. As the start of the season approaches, the unit is still not completely finalized. (Mackenzie Possee/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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For an offense that ranked second-to-last in the nation rushing yards per game last year, improvement up front was a must this offseason. Whether the unit will be better this year remains to be seen, but UCLA’s offensive line will certainly be different.


Campers get to practice anchoring, debating and ranting in front of cameras in the floor lounges at Rieber Vista. They go through a rotation of speaking in groups, as well as speaking on their own. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)
Campers get to practice anchoring, debating and ranting in front of cameras in the floor lounges at Rieber Vista. They go through a rotation of speaking in groups, as well as speaking on their own. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)


Junior forward Hailie Mace scored one of the Bruins' five goals Friday. Mace said that crosses had been one of the team's main focuses in practice, which they executed against SDSU. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Junior forward Hailie Mace scored one of the Bruins' five goals Friday. Mace said that crosses had been one of the team's main focuses in practice, which they executed against SDSU. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Redshirt senior midfielder Brian Illoski assisted the Bruin's first goal of the season and scored their second in a match where UCLA would tie Utah Valley 2-2. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)
Redshirt senior midfielder Brian Illoski assisted the Bruin's first goal of the season and scored their second in a match where UCLA would tie Utah Valley 2-2. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

The Bruins won both of their exhibition matches this weekend, dominating CSU Bakersfield on Sunday with eight goals all scored by different players. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)
The Bruins won both of their exhibition matches this weekend, dominating CSU Bakersfield on Sunday with eight goals all scored by different players. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Alumnus Avery Anderson returns to UCLA after more than two decades, not as an athlete, but as the new director track and field. (Juliette Le Saint/Illustrations director)
Alumnus Avery Anderson returns to UCLA after more than two decades, not as an athlete, but as the new director track and field. (Juliette Le Saint/Illustrations director)


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