Sunday, October 20

Coach Brandon Brooks speaks with his team during a game. The older members of the UCLA women's water polo team have played an important role in raising team cohesion this season, and the team's performance in the recent Michigan Invitational testifies to that.

Younger members of UCLA women's water polo team step up to the challenge of collegiate play

As the women's water polo season opened up last week in Michigan it proved to be an opportunity for the inexperienced members of the team to get some playing time and step up to the challenge of the collegiate play. The inexperience of the team, though, proved not to be an issue as the No. 3 Bruins went 3-0 at the Michigan Invitational, scoring 29 goals over three games. Read more...

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Coach Brandon Brooks speaks with his team during a game. The older members of the UCLA women's water polo team have played an important role in raising team cohesion this season, and the team's performance in the recent Michigan Invitational testifies to that.

Coach Brandon Brooks speaks with his team during a game. The older members of the UCLA women's water polo team have played an important role in raising team cohesion this season, and the team's performance in the recent Michigan Invitational testifies to that.


UCLA women's water polo players Sarah Orozco (left) and Gisselle Naranjo played on the Mexican national team this summer, gaining valuable playing experience and learning more about Mexican culture.

Finding culture through sports

For UCLA's women water polo players Sarah Orozco and Gisselle Naranjo, the summer of 2011 was an adventure that they would never forget as they continued their season by joining Mexico's national water polo team. Read more...

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UCLA women's water polo players Sarah Orozco (left) and Gisselle Naranjo played on the Mexican national team this summer, gaining valuable playing experience and learning more about Mexican culture.

UCLA women's water polo players Sarah Orozco (left) and Gisselle Naranjo played on the Mexican national team this summer, gaining valuable playing experience and learning more about Mexican culture.




Senior center Grace Reynolds has been a key member of the UCLA women's water polo team since she transferred from Cal last year. She led the Bruins in goals scored in her first year playing for the team and will have a huge impact on UCLA's championship hopes  as they get ready for the NCAA Tournament.

The Centerpiece: Senior center Grace Reynolds brings water polo IQ and playmaking to a UCLA team in transition

When the UCLA women's water polo team departs for the NCAA Championships today, it will be a familiar feeling for many of them. Read more...

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Senior center Grace Reynolds has been a key member of the UCLA women's water polo team since she transferred from Cal last year. She led the Bruins in goals scored in her first year playing for the team and will have a huge impact on UCLA's championship hopes as they get ready for the NCAA Tournament.

Senior center Grace Reynolds has been a key member of the UCLA women's water polo team since she transferred from Cal last year. She led the Bruins in goals scored in her first year playing for the team and will have a huge impact on UCLA's championship hopes  as they get ready for the NCAA Tournament.


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