Saturday, September 22

Men’s water polo win streak stays afloat after standout freshman performances

Freshman attacker Ashworth Molthen logged two goals and seven assists in both games Saturday afternoon. The lefty has seen action in every game so far this season. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman attacker Ashworth Molthen logged two goals and seven assists in both games Saturday afternoon. The lefty has seen action in every game so far this season. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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Multiple freshmen helped keep the Bruins’ undefeated record intact. No. 2 UCLA men’s water polo (11-0) defeated No. 10 Pepperdine (6-3) and Loyola Marymount (2-5) in a doubleheader at Spieker Aquatics Center on Saturday afternoon.


Sophomore attacker Nicolas Saveljic logged two goals in the second quarter, which gave UCLA a 6-3 lead at halftime. Saveljic's assist with 1:19 left in the final period ensured the win. (Edward Figueroa/Daily Bruin)
Sophomore attacker Nicolas Saveljic logged two goals in the second quarter, which gave UCLA a 6-3 lead at halftime. Saveljic's assist with 1:19 left in the final period ensured the win. (Edward Figueroa/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt sophomore quarterback Devon Modster announced Friday afternoon that he will be transferring from UCLA. Modster made two starts for the Bruins in 2017, but had not played this season.  (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)
Redshirt sophomore quarterback Devon Modster announced Friday afternoon that he will be transferring from UCLA. Modster made two starts for the Bruins in 2017, but had not played this season.  (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Despite eight kills and two aces from sophomore opposite Mac May, the Bruins fell to the USC Trojans in straight sets Wednesday night. The loss snapped a four-game winning streak at the Galen Center for UCLA. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)
Despite eight kills and two aces from sophomore opposite Mac May, the Bruins fell to the USC Trojans in straight sets Wednesday night. The loss snapped a four-game winning streak at the Galen Center for UCLA. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA gymnastics coach Valorie Kondos Field will retire after making her 29th season her last. Kondos Field holds a career coaching record of 516-120-3 and will conclude her coaching career after the 2018-2019 season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)
UCLA gymnastics coach Valorie Kondos Field will retire after making her 29th season her last. Kondos Field holds a career coaching record of 516-120-3 and will conclude her coaching career after the 2018-2019 season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman midfielder Matthew Hundley scored UCLA men's soccer's only goal in the 2-1 loss to Cal State Northridge on Sunday night. Hundley has three goals and three assists on the season. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)
Freshman midfielder Matthew Hundley scored UCLA men's soccer's only goal in the 2-1 loss to Cal State Northridge on Sunday night. Hundley has three goals and three assists on the season. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore defender Karina Rodriguez scored her first career goal Sunday. She played in 25 matches over the course of the 2017 season. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)
Sophomore defender Karina Rodriguez scored her first career goal Sunday. She played in 25 matches over the course of the 2017 season. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Fresno State quarterback Marcus McMaryion accounted for five touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 38-14 win over the Bruins on Saturday night. UCLA will enter conference play at the end of the month without a victory this season. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Fresno State quarterback Marcus McMaryion accounted for five touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 38-14 win over the Bruins on Saturday night. UCLA will enter conference play at the end of the month without a victory this season. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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