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Former UCLA midfielder Frankie Amaya is set to join expansion team FC Cincinnati after being selected with the No. 1 overall pick. Amaya posted two goals and two assists in 2018. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Three UCLA soccer players drafted in first rounds to major leagues

Men’s soccer Matthew Kenney, Daily Bruin reporter A pair of Bruins heard their names called in the first round of the MLS SuperDraft on Friday. FC Cincinnati selected former midfielder Frankie Amaya with the first overall pick, while Atlanta United FC chose senior midfielder Anderson Asiedu with the final pick of the opening round. Read more...

Photo: Former UCLA midfielder Frankie Amaya is set to join expansion team FC Cincinnati after being selected with the No. 1 overall pick. Amaya posted two goals and two assists in 2018. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Former UCLA midfielder Frankie Amaya is set to join expansion team FC Cincinnati after being selected with the No. 1 overall pick. Amaya posted two goals and two assists in 2018. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA men’s soccer failed to advance past the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the fourth straight year under coach Jorge Salcedo. The Bruins owned the No. 1 recruiting class in the nation last year. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Men’s soccer ends disappointing season in three straight 1-0 losses

The Bruins took 56 shots in their final three games of the 2018 season but could not score a goal. UCLA men’s soccer’s (10-9, 5-5 Pac-12) season ended Thursday with its third straight 1-0 loss, falling to Portland in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Read more...

Photo: UCLA men’s soccer failed to advance past the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the fourth straight year under coach Jorge Salcedo. The Bruins owned the No. 1 recruiting class in the nation last year. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA men’s soccer failed to advance past the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the fourth straight year under coach Jorge Salcedo. The Bruins owned the No. 1 recruiting class in the nation last year. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA men's soccer was eliminated in the first round of the NCAA championships after falling 1-0 to Portland on Thursday. The Bruins have not advanced past the second round since 2014. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Men’s soccer disappointed after elimination in first round of playoffs

The Bruins finished their postseason the same way they finished their regular season. In the first round of the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Championship, Portland (12-3-3, 3-3-1 West Coast Conference) defeated UCLA men’s soccer (10-9, 5-5 Pac-12) by a score of 1-0 at Merlo Field on Thursday. Read more...

Photo: UCLA men's soccer was eliminated in the first round of the NCAA championships after falling 1-0 to Portland on Thursday. The Bruins have not advanced past the second round since 2014. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

UCLA men's soccer was eliminated in the first round of the NCAA championships after falling 1-0 to Portland on Thursday. The Bruins have not advanced past the second round since 2014. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Freshman midfielder Matt Hundley is one of seven underclassmen to start at least 10 games for UCLA men's soccer this season. Hundley and the rest of the sophomores and freshmen will play in their first postseason match Thursday. (Nathan Pak/Daily Bruin)

Men’s soccer to enter NCAA tournament, gears up for first match against Portland

The Bruins are in the NCAA Tournament thanks to an at-large bid. The 45th tournament appearance for UCLA men’s soccer (10-8, 5-5 Pac-12) will start with a match against Portland (11-3-3, 3-3-1 WCC) on Thursday afternoon. Read more...

Photo: Freshman midfielder Matt Hundley is one of seven underclassmen to start at least 10 games for UCLA men's soccer this season. Hundley and the rest of the sophomores and freshmen will play in their first postseason match Thursday. (Nathan Pak/Daily Bruin)

Freshman midfielder Matt Hundley is one of seven underclassmen to start at least 10 games for UCLA men's soccer this season. Hundley and the rest of the sophomores and freshmen will play in their first postseason match Thursday. (Nathan Pak/Daily Bruin)

Senior midfielder Kike Poleo started for the second time this year for UCLA men's soccer against San Diego State in the season finale. He had what would have been his first goal of the season called back by an offsides call. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Men’s soccer’s senior celebration marred by scoreless performance against SDSU

On a night when the seniors were celebrated, and the Bruins had a chance to pull off a season sweep, they failed to score on any of their chances and pick up a win in the last game of the regular season. Read more...

Photo: Senior midfielder Kike Poleo started for the second time this year for UCLA men's soccer against San Diego State in the season finale. He had what would have been his first goal of the season called back by an offsides call. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Senior midfielder Kike Poleo started for the second time this year for UCLA men's soccer against San Diego State in the season finale. He had what would have been his first goal of the season called back by an offsides call. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt senior midfielder Joab Santoyo will be honored along with five other Bruins at UCLA men's soccer's Senior Night on Thursday. Santoyo missed two full seasons due to surgeries in 2014 and 2015. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Men’s soccer to bid farewell to seniors in final home game against San Diego State

For the Bruins’ final home game of the regular season, the lights of Wallis Annenberg Stadium will shine on their seniors. Following Sunday’s 1-0 loss to No. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior midfielder Joab Santoyo will be honored along with five other Bruins at UCLA men's soccer's Senior Night on Thursday. Santoyo missed two full seasons due to surgeries in 2014 and 2015. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Redshirt senior midfielder Joab Santoyo will be honored along with five other Bruins at UCLA men's soccer's Senior Night on Thursday. Santoyo missed two full seasons due to surgeries in 2014 and 2015. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Freshman midfielder Matt Hundley took six shots Sunday night – three of which were placed on goal – but was unable to record a goal. Hundley has five goals and seven assists in his first year with UCLA men's soccer, and his six shots were a season-high. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)

Men’s soccer’s shots bounce off post, resulting in scoreless loss to Stanford

For the Bruins, the woodwork at Wallis Annenberg Stadium has been anything but their friend. UCLA men’s soccer (10-7, 5-4 Pac-12) endured a 1-0 loss to No. Read more...

Photo: Freshman midfielder Matt Hundley took six shots Sunday night – three of which were placed on goal – but was unable to record a goal. Hundley has five goals and seven assists in his first year with UCLA men's soccer, and his six shots were a season-high. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)

Freshman midfielder Matt Hundley took six shots Sunday night – three of which were placed on goal – but was unable to record a goal. Hundley has five goals and seven assists in his first year with UCLA men's soccer, and his six shots were a season-high. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)


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