Linebackers/special teams coach Scott White was named to the position in February 2015. He was named the Pac-12 Recruiter of the Year by Scout.com after National Signing Day 2016. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Rundown: Feb. 8

Check out a breakdown of the UCLA sports stories you might have missed this week. Star recruiter Last Thursday, following National Signing Day 2016, Scout.com named UCLA linebackers and special teams coach Scott White the Pac-12 Recruiter of the Year. Read more...

Linebackers/special teams coach Scott White was named to the position in February 2015. He was named the Pac-12 Recruiter of the Year by Scout.com after National Signing Day 2016. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Senior runner Lane Werley earned his second All-American selection with a 21st-place finish at the NCAA championship meet on Saturday.  (Courtesy of Ricky Bassman)
Senior runner Lane Werley earned his second All-American selection with a 21st-place finish at the NCAA championship meet on Saturday.  (Courtesy of Ricky Bassman)

Senior runner Lane Werley will look to lead the Bruin cross country contingent Saturday at the NCAA Championships. (UCLA Athletics)
Senior runner Lane Werley will look to lead the Bruin cross country contingent Saturday at the NCAA Championships. (UCLA Athletics)

Senior Lane Werley takes his role as a leader on the UCLA cross country team very seriously – as a runner and as a student. Werley is UCLA Athletics’ sole chemical and materials science student, challenging himself on the course and in the classroom. Looking back on his career, Werley is glad to have been an example of athletic and academic achievement. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Senior Lane Werley takes his role as a leader on the UCLA cross country team very seriously – as a runner and as a student. Werley is UCLA Athletics’ sole chemical and materials science student, challenging himself on the course and in the classroom. Looking back on his career, Werley is glad to have been an example of athletic and academic achievement. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman runner Carolina Johnson is UCLA's lone woman to qualify for the NCAA championship race. Johnson, who holds the third-best under-20 steeplechase time in Swedish history, has already made a big impact in her first season with the Bruins. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Freshman runner Carolina Johnson is UCLA's lone woman to qualify for the NCAA championship race. Johnson, who holds the third-best under-20 steeplechase time in Swedish history, has already made a big impact in her first season with the Bruins. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Senior runner Lane Werley said that he will be well-rested for the West Regionals. The meet will be held at the University of Washington course, where UCLA competed in the Washington Invitational. (UCLA Athletics)
Senior runner Lane Werley said that he will be well-rested for the West Regionals. The meet will be held at the University of Washington course, where UCLA competed in the Washington Invitational. (UCLA Athletics)


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