Monday, August 19

Men’s water polo sees its roster bolstered with 4 experienced recruits

After four seniors graduated from UCLA men's water polo's 2018 roster, coach Adam Wright brought in four recruits for the 2019 season. Tommy Gruwell, Giorgio Alessandria and Gabe Discipulo are from California while Bernardo Maurizi grew up and played in Italy. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

After four seniors graduated from UCLA men's water polo's 2018 roster, coach Adam Wright brought in four recruits for the 2019 season. Tommy Gruwell, Giorgio Alessandria and Gabe Discipulo are from California while Bernardo Maurizi grew up and played in Italy. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

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Four new Bruins will be in the pool this fall. Utility Giorgio Alessandria, goalkeeper Bernardo Maurizi, center Gabe Discipulo and attacker Tommy Gruwell will all join UCLA men’s water polo as freshmen for the 2019 season.


Redshirt freshman defensive back Elisha Guidry said that the team has suffered fewer injuries this preseason because of the emphasis on recovery in football performance coordinator Frank Wintrich's system. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Redshirt freshman defensive back Elisha Guidry said that the team has suffered fewer injuries this preseason because of the emphasis on recovery in football performance coordinator Frank Wintrich's system. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore catcher Noah Cardenas played for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox in the Cape Cod Baseball League this summer. Cardenas posted more walks than strikeouts – a feat he also achieved with UCLA baseball in his freshman season. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)
Sophomore catcher Noah Cardenas played for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox in the Cape Cod Baseball League this summer. Cardenas posted more walks than strikeouts – a feat he also achieved with UCLA baseball in his freshman season. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

Rising redshirt senior defender Matthew Powell said he is optimistic about the new leadership for UCLA men's soccer and the new environment that it has brought. In 2018, he was one of three players to start in all 19 games and helped the Bruins tally six shutouts on the year. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Rising redshirt senior defender Matthew Powell said he is optimistic about the new leadership for UCLA men's soccer and the new environment that it has brought. In 2018, he was one of three players to start in all 19 games and helped the Bruins tally six shutouts on the year. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Freshman forward Kali Trevithick was one of three newcomers to score for No. 4 UCLA women's soccer in its two exhibition games this weekend. Trevithick notched two goals and two assists, and freshman forward Mia Fishel and junior transfer defender Lucy Parker each scored once. (Joy Hong/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Freshman forward Kali Trevithick was one of three newcomers to score for No. 4 UCLA women's soccer in its two exhibition games this weekend. Trevithick notched two goals and two assists, and freshman forward Mia Fishel and junior transfer defender Lucy Parker each scored once. (Joy Hong/Daily Bruin senior staff)

(Cody Wilson/Daily Bruin)
(Cody Wilson/Daily Bruin)

Senior linebacker Krys Barnes notched 85 tackles and 10 tackles for a loss in 2018. Barnes has recorded 138 tackles in 32 career games with UCLA football. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)
Senior linebacker Krys Barnes notched 85 tackles and 10 tackles for a loss in 2018. Barnes has recorded 138 tackles in 32 career games with UCLA football. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt junior Osa Odighizuwa co-led UCLA football with three sacks in 2018. Odighizuwa has recorded four sacks in his career at UCLA and he enters 2019 as the Bruins' most experienced defensive lineman (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)
Redshirt junior Osa Odighizuwa co-led UCLA football with three sacks in 2018. Odighizuwa has recorded four sacks in his career at UCLA and he enters 2019 as the Bruins' most experienced defensive lineman (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)


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