Tuesday, July 17

(Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin)
(Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin)

Former UCLA utility Alex Roelse logged five goals for the senior national team last week. Team USA finished in seventh place out of eight teams at the  2018 FINA World League Super Final. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)
Former UCLA utility Alex Roelse logged five goals for the senior national team last week. Team USA finished in seventh place out of eight teams at the  2018 FINA World League Super Final. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

After trailing by 34 points, former UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen led the Bruins to a comeback victory over the Texas A&M Aggies in the first game of the season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)
After trailing by 34 points, former UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen led the Bruins to a comeback victory over the Texas A&M Aggies in the first game of the season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Graduating UCLA women's basketball guard Kelli Hayes helped lead the Bruins to their first Elite Eight appearance since 1999 during her senior season. Hayes is one of three seniors who will be graduating this year. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior signoffs: Kelli Hayes reflects on basketball and her humanitarian growth along the way

As a student-athlete, UCLA has opened my eyes and given me experiences that I could only dream of before arriving on campus. I was fortunate to receive the opportunity to have my senses awakened by the pothole-filled streets of Westwood that wrecked my Jetta’s tires, to expand my knowledge through the gender studies department, to develop leadership skills on and off the court, and lastly, to gain perspective, giving way to a constant desire for finding the commonalities among things seen as different and to hold a relentless pursuit for saving the world one person at a time. Read more...

Graduating UCLA women's basketball guard Kelli Hayes helped lead the Bruins to their first Elite Eight appearance since 1999 during her senior season. Hayes is one of three seniors who will be graduating this year. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

(Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)
(Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

(Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)
(Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

Monique Billings was selected 15th overall by the Atlanta Dream in the WNBA draft Thursday night in New York. She averaged 12.2 points and 8.2 rebounds per game in four years as a member of UCLA women’s basketball. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)
Monique Billings was selected 15th overall by the Atlanta Dream in the WNBA draft Thursday night in New York. She averaged 12.2 points and 8.2 rebounds per game in four years as a member of UCLA women’s basketball. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)


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