Thursday, November 23

Sophomore defender Kaiya McCullough and the Bruins take on top-ranked the Cardinal on Thursday. Stanford is currently riding a 13-game winning streak, with their most recent loss taking place in August. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

No. 6 UCLA women’s soccer gets ready to take on No. 1 Stanford

The Bruins will get a chance to play the top-ranked team in the NCAA this week. Although the No. 1 Stanford Cardinal have led the nation this season both offensively and defensively, coach Amanda Cromwell said the two teams share several similarities. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore defender Kaiya McCullough and the Bruins take on top-ranked the Cardinal on Thursday. Stanford is currently riding a 13-game winning streak, with their most recent loss taking place in August. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore defender Kaiya McCullough and the Bruins take on top-ranked the Cardinal on Thursday. Stanford is currently riding a 13-game winning streak, with their most recent loss taking place in August. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Sophomore midfielder Jessie Fleming scored the first goal of the game in the seventh minute. Junior forward Hailie Mace and freshman forward Ashley Sanchez each added on a goal of their own later in the match to put the Bruins up 3-0. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Women’s soccer bounces back from first loss with win over Washington

After suffering its first loss of the season Friday, No. 2 UCLA (13-1-2, 6-1-1 Pac-12) scored early to defeat Washington (9-6-2, 2-4-2) 3-0. The Bruins began attacking the goal from the blow of the whistle, imposing themselves on the Husky defense, The Bruins attacked early in the victory, representing a change in game flow for a UCLA team that has consistently started slowly only to pick things up in the second half. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore midfielder Jessie Fleming scored the first goal of the game in the seventh minute. Junior forward Hailie Mace and freshman forward Ashley Sanchez each added on a goal of their own later in the match to put the Bruins up 3-0. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Sophomore midfielder Jessie Fleming scored the first goal of the game in the seventh minute. Junior forward Hailie Mace and freshman forward Ashley Sanchez each added on a goal of their own later in the match to put the Bruins up 3-0. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman forward Ashley Sanchez said the team needed a wider variety of offensive shots on the attack, as UCLA struggled Thursday night to get past the defensive wall that Washington State put up. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Women’s soccer experiences first loss of the season

UCLA women’s soccer headed to Washington State as the only team in the conference without a loss. The Cougars changed that. No. 2 UCLA (12-1-2, 5-1-1 Pac-12) fell for the first time this season as Washington State (8-5-2, 2-4-0) pulled off the 1-0 upset at home. Read more...

Photo: Freshman forward Ashley Sanchez said the team needed a wider variety of offensive shots on the attack, as UCLA struggled Thursday night to get past the defensive wall that Washington State put up. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Freshman forward Ashley Sanchez said the team needed a wider variety of offensive shots on the attack, as UCLA struggled Thursday night to get past the defensive wall that Washington State put up. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt sophomore forward Anika Rodriguez said playing in Pullman, Washington, can be tough due to the venue's slippery conditions. The Bruins will travel to the two Washington schools this weekend as they go into the latter half of the season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Women’s soccer aims to counter defensive approach from Washington State

Past the halfway mark in the season, UCLA women’s soccer has a pretty clear picture of how the opposition will line up – compact in the back, with players waiting for opportunities to break on the counter. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt sophomore forward Anika Rodriguez said playing in Pullman, Washington, can be tough due to the venue's slippery conditions. The Bruins will travel to the two Washington schools this weekend as they go into the latter half of the season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Redshirt sophomore forward Anika Rodriguez said playing in Pullman, Washington, can be tough due to the venue's slippery conditions. The Bruins will travel to the two Washington schools this weekend as they go into the latter half of the season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

There were no changes to the top five spots in the men's water polo rankings. No. 1 USC continues to lead the Pac-12 and will take on No.
 6 UC Irvine this weekend. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Around the League: Women’s volleyball sees upsets, men’s water polo rankings stay static

As the Bruins continue battling it out with other teams in the Pac-12, a lot has been going on outside Westwood in the rest of the league. Read more...

Photo: There were no changes to the top five spots in the men's water polo rankings. No. 1 USC continues to lead the Pac-12 and will take on No. 6 UC Irvine this weekend. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

There were no changes to the top five spots in the men's water polo rankings. No. 1 USC continues to lead the Pac-12 and will take on No.
 6 UC Irvine this weekend. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore goalkeeper Teagan Micah said she hopes to someday return to her native Australia to play for the national team once she graduates from UCLA. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin Senior Staff)

Bruin goalie finds success away from home, paves path for players in Australia

Teagan Micah has played in every minute of every game since she came to UCLA. She didn’t even know it was a big deal. The Australian-native was UCLA women’s soccer’s first true freshman goalkeeper to start on opening day since Valerie Henderson in 2004, who now plays for the Western New York Flash. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore goalkeeper Teagan Micah said she hopes to someday return to her native Australia to play for the national team once she graduates from UCLA. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin Senior Staff)

Sophomore goalkeeper Teagan Micah said she hopes to someday return to her native Australia to play for the national team once she graduates from UCLA. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin Senior Staff)


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