The number 121 echoes with significance in Westwood.
It’s tied to the tireless work of Bruin players and coaches alike.
But on the periphery of the spotlight lies a dimmer constituent, the ones anchoring UCLA’s winning engine – athletic trainers.
UCLA Athletics has produced 410 Olympic athletes in addition to coaches and other various staff. The 2020 Olympics had Bruins pick up 16 medals, adding to an overall count of 136 gold, 71 silver and 63 bronze medals.
The Bruins will embark on a new golfing adventure in the desert.
“We haven’t played a competitive style of alternate shot,” said sophomore Kyle An. “We’ve practiced it before, but we’re basically, honestly, going in kind of blind.”
UCLA men’s golf is gearing up for its first tournament of the new year, in which it will switch up the style of play in a two-day event at The Copper Cup in Maricopa, Arizona.
This post was updated Jan. 18 at 12:11 a.m.
Fall quarter is nearly over, and the LA Bowl represents the final game for any of UCLA’s fall sports.
Coach Cori Close reiterated a common phrase after her team’s historic win over then-No. 6 Connecticut.
“The work done in the dark always eventually gets revealed in the light,” Close said.
UCLA’s basketball programs are in contrasting states. While both teams are entering 2023 off of losses in the Sweet 16, the men’s program is returning just 25.1% of its minutes from last year’s team, a figure considerably lower than the women’s 84.4% minutes returned.
This post was updated Oct. 1 at 10:02 p.m.
Luke Powell finished third at the Bruins’ first tournament of the season.
The freshman said the groundwork for success begins at practice in order to improve on his early high finish.
Maintaining momentum is second nature to the Bruins.
They have shown their ability to pick themselves up after a loss and move forward.
After a nonconference loss to now-No.
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