Friday, January 24

Softball anticipates high-impact versatility in dynamic four freshmen recruits

The Bruins will build a new team with versatility in mind. Four incoming freshmen from California will join UCLA softball for the 2019-2020 season as the Bruins have a chance to defend their 2019 national title. Read more...

Photo: Coach Kelly Inouye-Perez said she sought out versatile players who could contribute both offensively and defensively for the incoming class of freshmen. Four players are currently slated to join the Bruins as they attempt to repeat as national champions. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin senior staff)


UCLA celebrates at the ESPYS with gymnast Katelyn Ohashi taking home 2 awards

This post was updated July 11 at 2:47 p.m. Katelyn Ohashi’s viral floor routine earned 117 million views, a perfect 10 and now, two ESPYS. The former UCLA gymnast’s Jan. Read more...

Photo: Former UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi’s Jan. 12 floor routine in Anaheim landed two ESPY Awards on Wednesday night. She took home Best Viral Sports Moment, as well as Best Play, which was seeded fifth in a bracket of 16. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Former and current UCLA softball players take home USA Softball International Cup

Three Bruins are donning red, white and blue this summer for USA Softball. The trio of UCLA softball players traveled to Columbus, Georgia, for the USA Softball International Cup from July 1 through Sunday. Read more...

Photo: Rising sophomore utility Kelli Godin hit .474 this week at the USA Softball International Cup. Three Bruins total competed on either the Women’s National Team or the U19 WNT. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)


Rachel Garcia caps off softball season with Honda Cup, collection of accolades

Rachel Garcia finished her season at the top. The rising redshirt senior pitcher capped off UCLA softball’s championship season by being awarded the Honda Cup for the best female student-athlete of the year. Read more...

Photo: Rising redshirt senior pitcher Rachel Garcia was honored with the Honda Cup this week, the highest award for a female collegiate athlete.(Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)


Superlatives: Daily Bruin recognizes UCLA’s standout athletes from 2018-2019

Male Athlete of the Year: Joshua Kelley, football Jason Maikis, assistant Sports editor In a rough year for UCLA football, one Bruin stood out in a big way. Read more...

Photo: UCLA football redshirt junior running back Josh Kelley led the Bruins with 12 touchdowns and 1,243 yards on the ground (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor).


Lisa Fernandez shifts focus to pitchers in 12th year as assistant softball coach

This post was updated June 10 at 12:20 a.m. Lisa Fernandez first met Rachel Garcia at a game in Garcia’s hometown when the redshirt junior pitcher was just a kid. Read more...

Photo: Assistant coach Lisa Fernandez has worked with her pitching staff on and off the field this season. The former UCLA pitcher helped lead UCLA softball to the 2019 NCAA championship. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)


Lineup depth and strong senior class key component to softball’s national title

The road was long and sometimes bumpy, but the Bruins made it to the end. No. 2 seed UCLA softball (56-6, 20-4 Pac-12) wrapped up its season Tuesday by winning the Women’s College World Series. Read more...

Photo: Senior third baseman Brianna Tautalafua will graduate this spring along with two other starters for UCLA. The senior class had been to the Women’s College World Series the last four years, and finally took home the trophy Tuesday. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)



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