Wednesday, August 21

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)

2019 UCLA Football Season Preview: More experienced defensive line may help Bruins break into backfield

In the final four weeks leading up to the kickoff of UCLA football’s 2019 season, Sports editor Sam Connon and staff writer Jack Perez will be taking a look at the Bruins’ outlook at each position. Read more...

Photo: 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)

Senior kicker JJ Molson (right) is entering his final season with UCLA football. Molson was 14-for-19 on field goal attempts last season and is 43-for-60 in his collegiate career. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Steadfast snapper-kicker duo look to be leaders in final year with UCLA football

Constant turnover has defined the past three seasons for the Bruins, but there is one thing that has remained the same through it all. Johnny Den Bleyker snapping the football for kicker JJ Molson. Read more...

Photo: Senior kicker JJ Molson (right) is entering his final season with UCLA football. Molson was 14-for-19 on field goal attempts last season and is 43-for-60 in his collegiate career. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Senior kicker JJ Molson (right) is entering his final season with UCLA football. Molson was 14-for-19 on field goal attempts last season and is 43-for-60 in his collegiate career. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)


Redshirt senior linebacker Josh Woods missed the entire 2018 season with a knee injury. Woods has recorded 60 tackles in 19 career games with UCLA football. (Joy Hong/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA linebacker Josh Woods returns from injury as team faces losses at position

Josh Woods couldn’t hide the smile on his face. “I’m just so happy,” said the redshirt senior linebacker following Monday’s practice. “I’m so grateful to be back with my brothers and just be able to compete.” Woods, who missed the entirety of the 2018 campaign due to a knee injury sustained last August, said he could not be more excited to be back in a white practice jersey as a full participant. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior linebacker Josh Woods missed the entire 2018 season with a knee injury. Woods has recorded 60 tackles in 19 career games with UCLA football. (Joy Hong/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Redshirt senior linebacker Josh Woods missed the entire 2018 season with a knee injury. Woods has recorded 60 tackles in 19 career games with UCLA football. (Joy Hong/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Rising senior goalkeeper Teagan Micah returned to Westwood after representing Australia in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. Micah will be one of eight seniors on the UCLA women's soccer roster, which graduated just two players in June. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Prospect of a full, healthy roster has women’s soccer optimistic for 2019 season

The Bruins moved up three spots in the rankings since the end of last season. No. 4 UCLA women’s soccer finished its 2018 season as the No. Read more...

Photo: Rising senior goalkeeper Teagan Micah returned to Westwood after representing Australia in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. Micah will be one of eight seniors on the UCLA women's soccer roster, which graduated just two players in June. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Rising senior goalkeeper Teagan Micah returned to Westwood after representing Australia in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. Micah will be one of eight seniors on the UCLA women's soccer roster, which graduated just two players in June. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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)

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

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. Read more...

Photo: 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)

Rising junior forward Michaela Onyenwere led Team USA to the women's basketball final of the Pan American Games. Team USA won the silver medal, one of the overall 293 medals Team USA won in Lima. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Bruins contribute to USA’s gold medal count at Pan American Games

Eight current and 10 former UCLA athletes represented teams from the United States, Canada, Mexico and Jamaica at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, from July 26 to Sunday. Read more...

Photo: Rising junior forward Michaela Onyenwere led Team USA to the women's basketball final of the Pan American Games. Team USA won the silver medal, one of the overall 293 medals Team USA won in Lima. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Rising junior forward Michaela Onyenwere led Team USA to the women's basketball final of the Pan American Games. Team USA won the silver medal, one of the overall 293 medals Team USA won in Lima. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)