Monday, February 20


Gymnastics focuses on rest, health for upcoming meet against Utah

Freshman Kyla Ross was rock solid for the Bruins on balance beam and uneven bars last week with a 9.875 and a 9.975. On the road against No. 5 Utah, Ross and the UCLA team will have to be just as consistent to come out with a win in a hostile environment. (Mackenzie Possee/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman Kyla Ross was rock solid for the Bruins on balance beam and uneven bars last week with a 9.875 and a 9.975. On the road against No. 5 Utah, Ross and the UCLA team will have to be just as consistent to come out with a win in a hostile environment. (Mackenzie Possee/Assistant Photo editor)

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Two rival top-five gymnastics programs, multiple Olympians and one meet in Salt Lake City on Saturday afternoon. When No. 4 UCLA gymnastics (4-1, 3-0 Pac-12) takes on No.


Kyla Ross claimed her second perfect 10 of the season in a road meet against Utah on Saturday. The freshman said her next goal is to get the same score at Pauley Pavilion. (Angie Wang/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Kyla Ross claimed her second perfect 10 of the season in a road meet against Utah on Saturday. The freshman said her next goal is to get the same score at Pauley Pavilion. (Angie Wang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA's defense has been on the upswing after its loss to USC back in January. Since then, the Bruins have limited their opponents to just 41 percent shooting. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)
UCLA's defense has been on the upswing after its loss to USC back in January. Since then, the Bruins have limited their opponents to just 41 percent shooting. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

Senior guard Bryce Alford led the Bruins to their 102-70 dismantling of the Trojans, scoring 26 points and going 5-for-9 from beyond the arc. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)
Senior guard Bryce Alford led the Bruins to their 102-70 dismantling of the Trojans, scoring 26 points and going 5-for-9 from beyond the arc. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Freshman middle blocker Daenan Gyimah returned to form against Long Beach State notching a game-high five blocks and a team-high 13 kills. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)
Freshman middle blocker Daenan Gyimah returned to form against Long Beach State notching a game-high five blocks and a team-high 13 kills. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Guard Lonzo Ball finished off the first half with a step-back 3 to put the Bruins up 13. The freshman has thus far notched nine points, five rebounds and three assists. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)
Guard Lonzo Ball finished off the first half with a step-back 3 to put the Bruins up 13. The freshman has thus far notched nine points, five rebounds and three assists. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

Junior guard Jordin Canada did not start a basketball game for the first time this season. However, Canada would only sit due to injury concerns for a little while – and after coming back Canada dominated en route to UCLA women's basketball's 90-79 victory over Washington. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)
Junior guard Jordin Canada did not start a basketball game for the first time this season. However, Canada would only sit due to injury concerns for a little while – and after coming back Canada dominated en route to UCLA women's basketball's 90-79 victory over Washington. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore goalie Carlee Kapana recorded 12 saves in cage as the nation's-best No. 3 UCLA defense held No. 6 UC Irvine to one goal in its home opener Friday evening. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Sophomore goalie Carlee Kapana recorded 12 saves in cage as the nation's-best No. 3 UCLA defense held No. 6 UC Irvine to one goal in its home opener Friday evening. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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