Monday, September 23

Rising junior forward Michaela Onyenwere led Team USA to the women's basketball final of the Pan American Games. Team USA won the silver medal, one of the overall 293 medals Team USA won in Lima. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)
Rising junior forward Michaela Onyenwere led Team USA to the women's basketball final of the Pan American Games. Team USA won the silver medal, one of the overall 293 medals Team USA won in Lima. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

UCLA women’s basketball coach Cori Close took home the gold medal at the FIBA U19 Women's Basketball World Cup 2019 in Thailand with Team USA. The tournament marked Close’s third experience coaching for the U.S. internationally. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)
UCLA women’s basketball coach Cori Close took home the gold medal at the FIBA U19 Women's Basketball World Cup 2019 in Thailand with Team USA. The tournament marked Close’s third experience coaching for the U.S. internationally. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Chrissy Baird was a part of the UCLA women's basketball team for five seasons before graduating. After leaving her sport behind, the guard struggled to redefine herself outside of athletics. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)
Chrissy Baird was a part of the UCLA women's basketball team for five seasons before graduating. After leaving her sport behind, the guard struggled to redefine herself outside of athletics. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

(Cody Wilson/Daily Bruin)
(Cody Wilson/Daily Bruin)

UCLA women’s basketball coach Cori Close will add four freshmen to the Bruins’ roster in the fall. The incoming class of players includes two five-star recruits, one of whom is a McDonald’s All-American. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)
UCLA women’s basketball coach Cori Close will add four freshmen to the Bruins’ roster in the fall. The incoming class of players includes two five-star recruits, one of whom is a McDonald’s All-American. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore forward Michaela Onyenwere was one of 12 athletes selected to play on the 2019 U.S. women's basketball team in the Pan American Games. Onyenwere logged 298 rebounds and 642 points for UCLA women's basketball this season. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)
Sophomore forward Michaela Onyenwere was one of 12 athletes selected to play on the 2019 U.S. women's basketball team in the Pan American Games. Onyenwere logged 298 rebounds and 642 points for UCLA women's basketball this season. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Former UCLA women's basketball guard Kennedy Burke made her WNBA debut this week with the Dallas Wings. Burke logged a team-high 11 points in the Wings' first preseason game against the Atlanta Dream. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)
Former UCLA women's basketball guard Kennedy Burke made her WNBA debut this week with the Dallas Wings. Burke logged a team-high 11 points in the Wings' first preseason game against the Atlanta Dream. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)


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