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Weekend in Preview: Oct. 4

Women’s tennis Jason Maikis, assistant Sports editor Five different Bruins will be playing this week, but in two different states. UCLA women’s tennis redshirt senior Jada Hart and sophomore Elysia Bolton will head to Tulsa, Oklahoma, to play in the ITA Women’s All-American Championships. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Elysia Bolton will start off her fall season at the ITA Women’s All-American Championships in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The sophomore is in the main draw in singles and will team with fellow Bruin redshirt senior Jada Hart in the doubles main draw. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Hockey player-turned-golfer follows in footsteps of favorite movie character

Patrick Murphy used to spend more time on the ice than he did on the links. Just like his favorite movie character, Happy Gilmore. The senior UCLA men’s golfer, who was raised in Crossfield, Alberta, noted some similarities between himself and the fictional hockey player-turned-golfer. Read more...

Photo: UCLA men’s golf senior Patrick Murphy grew up playing both golf and hockey in his hometown of Crossfield, Alberta. Murphy suffered an elbow injury at age 13 that played a role in his decision to give up hockey in favor of golf. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Women’s golf ends NCAA championship play after its worst finish of the season

The Bruins’ championship pursuit has been cut short. No. 14 UCLA women’s golf finished at 65-over 941 – placing 20th out of 24 teams in stroke play – at the NCAA championship in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Patty Tavatanakit was named an All-American for the second straight year after leading No. 14 UCLA women’s golf with a 43rd place finish in the NCAA championships. (Courtesy of UCLA Athletics)

Despite not winning championship, men’s golf boasts many accomplishments

UCLA men’s golf ended its season without an opportunity to compete for a national championship, but had a year ripe with individual career milestones. The Bruins were ranked 21st in the nation heading into the season. Read more...

Photo: Senior Jack Ireland is one of four athletes who will graduate from UCLA men’s golf. Ireland was the Bruins’ top finisher for the first two tournaments of the season. (Courtesy of UCLA Athletics)

Men’s golf misses out on championship berth after eighth-place finish at regionals

The Bruins’ season has come to an early close. UCLA men’s golf finished at 11-under 829 to place eighth out of 14 teams at the NCAA regionals in Pullman, Washington. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Devon Bling (pictured) tied for 17th place, while junior Hidetoshi Yoshihara and sophomore Eddy Lai tied for 37th place in the NCAA regionals. The Bruins’ eighth-place finish wasn’t enough to grant them a NCAA championship berth. (Courtesy of UCLA Athletics)

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