UCLA Athletics dismissed former cross country and track student-athlete Chris Weiland on Monday after video and text messages emerged Sunday of the senior using racist, homophobic and sexist language.
After nearly a year-long hiatus, the Bruins are sporting their blue-and-gold jerseys again.
UCLA cross country placed first in both the men’s and women’s races at the Arizona Invitational in Tucson on Feb.
This post was updated Aug. 18 at 5:16 p.m. to reflect a new illustration for the Swim & Dive team.
With the Pac-12’s recent cancellation of all athletic competitions for the rest of the 2020 calendar year, many UCLA sports will be waiting longer than usual to start their seasons.
All fall Pac-12 sports have been postponed for the rest of the calendar year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference announced Tuesday.
“The health, safety and well-being of our student-athletes and all those connected to Pac-12 sports has been our number one priority since the start of this current crisis,” said Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott. “Our student-athletes, fans, staff and all those who love college sports would like to have seen the season played this calendar year as originally planned, and we know how disappointing this is.”
In the official announcement, the conference also released the medical recommendations that went into its decision.
Fall sports have been given a road map to a return.
The NCAA Board of Governors released Wednesday a list of requirements for schools and conferences to conduct fall sports, as well as implemented an Aug.
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The speculation is over, and the Pac-12 has a plan for 2020 fall sports.
The conference announced a tentative schedule for the upcoming athletics season Friday afternoon on a media teleconference, should play resume amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Three Bruins will represent UCLA on collegiate cross country’s biggest stage.
Junior Christina Rice, redshirt senior Colin Burke and senior Garrett Reynolds will race at the NCAA cross country championships in Terre Haute, Indiana, on Saturday.
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