Saturday, February 16

Sophomore forward Michaela Onyenwere – the Bruins’ leading scorer – brings an exuberant, bubbly personality to UCLA women’s basketball both on and off the court. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Michaela Onyenwere nails a balance of focus and fun on and off the court

Michaela Onyenwere almost always has her nails done. “I love getting my nails done because I don’t like looking bare,” said the sophomore forward. “I just feel like when they’re plain, they’re boring.” Whether it’s manicures or pedicures, Onyenwere – who is averaging a team-high 17.1 points for UCLA women’s basketball this season – goes to the nail salon regularly. Read more...

Sophomore forward Michaela Onyenwere – the Bruins’ leading scorer – brings an exuberant, bubbly personality to UCLA women’s basketball both on and off the court. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore guard Jaylen Hands' taste in music doesn't always align with his teammates', but he said he enjoys contemplating lyrics and incorporating his favorite artists' creativity and honesty into his play style on the court. (Photo by Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff, Illustration by Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Sophomore guard Jaylen Hands' taste in music doesn't always align with his teammates', but he said he enjoys contemplating lyrics and incorporating his favorite artists' creativity and honesty into his play style on the court. (Photo by Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff, Illustration by Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Redshirt junior Joshua Kelley has rushed for 899 yards and eight touchdowns in nine games for UCLA football this season. The running back transferred from UC Davis after his sophomore year with the Aggies. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)
Redshirt junior Joshua Kelley has rushed for 899 yards and eight touchdowns in nine games for UCLA football this season. The running back transferred from UC Davis after his sophomore year with the Aggies. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt sophomore Meghan Scudero transferred to UCLA from De Anza College in Cupertino, California, this school year. Scudero has played in 10 games this season for UCLA women's soccer. (Photo by Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor, Photo Illustration by Amy Dixon/Photo editor)
Redshirt sophomore Meghan Scudero transferred to UCLA from De Anza College in Cupertino, California, this school year. Scudero has played in 10 games this season for UCLA women's soccer. (Photo by Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor, Photo Illustration by Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Current UCLA women’s basketball senior guard Japreece Dean transferred from Texas Tech in 2016 two games into her sophomore season as a Raider. Dean – who averaged 7.7 points off the bench for UCLA – said she transferred because she wanted to be part of a winning culture. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)
Current UCLA women’s basketball senior guard Japreece Dean transferred from Texas Tech in 2016 two games into her sophomore season as a Raider. Dean – who averaged 7.7 points off the bench for UCLA – said she transferred because she wanted to be part of a winning culture. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

At 7-foot-2-inch, freshman center Moses Brown is the tallest player to play for UCLA men's basketball in nearly 25 years. He scored 19 points and reeled in 17 rebounds in his NCAA debut against Purdue Fort Wayne on Tuesday night. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)
At 7-foot-2-inch, freshman center Moses Brown is the tallest player to play for UCLA men's basketball in nearly 25 years. He scored 19 points and reeled in 17 rebounds in his NCAA debut against Purdue Fort Wayne on Tuesday night. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman attacker Jake Cavano picked up ceramics in high school after taking a class to fulfill his art credit. Cavano – who is the fifth leading scorer for UCLA men's water polo – said he hopes to take a ceramics class at UCLA one day. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)
Freshman attacker Jake Cavano picked up ceramics in high school after taking a class to fulfill his art credit. Cavano – who is the fifth leading scorer for UCLA men's water polo – said he hopes to take a ceramics class at UCLA one day. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)


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