Wednesday, November 13

UCLA men's basketball hired coach Mick Cronin in April, and he has only been able to go to the movies once since. Cronin has used his love for cinema to bond with his assistant coaches and confuse his players in practice. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)
UCLA men's basketball hired coach Mick Cronin in April, and he has only been able to go to the movies once since. Cronin has used his love for cinema to bond with his assistant coaches and confuse his players in practice. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

Senior Hidetoshi Yoshihara and freshman Yuki Yoshihara grew up playing golf in Japan, under the instruction of their father – a professional instructor. The siblings went to the same high school and, as of this fall, both compete for UCLA men's and women's golf, respectively.(Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)
Senior Hidetoshi Yoshihara and freshman Yuki Yoshihara grew up playing golf in Japan, under the instruction of their father – a professional instructor. The siblings went to the same high school and, as of this fall, both compete for UCLA men's and women's golf, respectively.(Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

(Illustrations by Claire Sun, Kyle Icban, Cody Wilson, Jennie Wang; 
Design by Aileen Nguyen)
(Illustrations by Claire Sun, Kyle Icban, Cody Wilson, Jennie Wang; 
Design by Aileen Nguyen)

Tongan sophomore defensive lineman Atonio Mafi is part of UCLA football's group of Polynesian athletes. Mafi went to Tonga for his sophomore year of high school and speaks the island's official language of Tongan. (Photo illustration by Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)
Tongan sophomore defensive lineman Atonio Mafi is part of UCLA football's group of Polynesian athletes. Mafi went to Tonga for his sophomore year of high school and speaks the island's official language of Tongan. (Photo illustration by Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA men’s tennis assistant coach Rikus De Villiers grew up playing junior tennis in his native country of South Africa before making the journey to the U.S. to play collegiate tennis. As he climbed the junior ranks of his home nation, De Villiers was often expected to financially support his budding career on his own – one of many obstacles he faced as he strived to break into the professional level of the sport. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)
UCLA men’s tennis assistant coach Rikus De Villiers grew up playing junior tennis in his native country of South Africa before making the journey to the U.S. to play collegiate tennis. As he climbed the junior ranks of his home nation, De Villiers was often expected to financially support his budding career on his own – one of many obstacles he faced as he strived to break into the professional level of the sport. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

Sophomore hurdler Shae Anderson transferred from Oregon to UCLA in December 2018. She is slated to compete in the 100-, 200-, 300- and 400-meter hurdles in the 2019-2020 season for the Bruins. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)
Sophomore hurdler Shae Anderson transferred from Oregon to UCLA in December 2018. She is slated to compete in the 100-, 200-, 300- and 400-meter hurdles in the 2019-2020 season for the Bruins. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)

Junior center back Lucy Parker was named an All-American with the Tigers in 2018 after starting all 24 games, helping LSU to 10 shutouts and notching three goals – two of which were game-winners over then-No. 8 South Carolina and Boston University – to send the Tigers to the NCAA second round. (Niveda Tenney/Assistant Photo editor, Jessica Lam/Daily Bruin staff)
Junior center back Lucy Parker was named an All-American with the Tigers in 2018 after starting all 24 games, helping LSU to 10 shutouts and notching three goals – two of which were game-winners over then-No. 8 South Carolina and Boston University – to send the Tigers to the NCAA second round. (Niveda Tenney/Assistant Photo editor, Jessica Lam/Daily Bruin staff)


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