Saturday, August 24

Redshirt junior Jake Burton played in every game for UCLA football in 2018. Burton has played a total of 17 games across his first three seasons in Westwood. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Football’s offensive line forms bonds with help of returning players

Following a summer spent together as a unit, the Bruins’ offensive line believes it has the chemistry both on and off the field to take the next step this season. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior Jake Burton played in every game for UCLA football in 2018. Burton has played a total of 17 games across his first three seasons in Westwood. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt junior Jake Burton played in every game for UCLA football in 2018. Burton has played a total of 17 games across his first three seasons in Westwood. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Former UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo was the recipient of a $100,000 bribe from Rick Singer, in exchange for a prospective student from British Columbia to be admitted as a soccer recruit. Salcedo pled not guilty to racketeering charges March 25. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

Salcedo accepted $100K to admit prospective student allegedly from British Columbia

Five months later, Rick Singer’s shadow still looms large over Westwood. Court documents unsealed March 12 stated Singer – the driving force behind the Varsity Blues athletics admission scandal – paid then-UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo $100,000 to get a prospective student admitted to UCLA. Read more...

Photo: Former UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo was the recipient of a $100,000 bribe from Rick Singer, in exchange for a prospective student from British Columbia to be admitted as a soccer recruit. Salcedo pled not guilty to racketeering charges March 25. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

Former UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo was the recipient of a $100,000 bribe from Rick Singer, in exchange for a prospective student from British Columbia to be admitted as a soccer recruit. Salcedo pled not guilty to racketeering charges March 25. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

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)

Despite some sidelined stars, football in better shape ahead of season start

This post was updated Aug. 19 at 7:58 a.m. Injuries can make or break a season. With less than two weeks until the season starts, coach Chip Kelly said UCLA football is in a much better position than last year in terms of preseason injuries. Read more...

Photo: 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)

Bruins have solid showing in Cape Cod Baseball League, but end summer titleless

Seven Bruins went to Cape Cod in 2018 and four returned to Westwood with a championship. In 2019, six new faces made the trip to the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League, but all of them returned empty-handed. Read more...

Photo: 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)

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)

UCLA men’s soccer optimistic for title under new leadership of Ryan Jorden

This post was updated Aug. 19 at 7:59 a.m. First-year coach Ryan Jorden will see the Bruins in full-match play for the first time Tuesday. UCLA men’s soccer will kick off its 2019 season with two exhibition matches as the team takes on Westmont at home Tuesday and then travels to Nebraska to face off against Omaha on Saturday. Read more...

Photo: 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)

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)

Women’s soccer sets up for strong season of newcomers with exhibition match wins

Junior forward Ashley Sanchez – who led UCLA women’s soccer in all scoring categories last season – carried the ball down the flank in the 87th minute and struck a cross into the box. Read more...

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)