Graduate student forward Ally Cook maneuvers the ball around the opposing team. Cook’s two goals against Colorado made her the Bruins’ current top scorer. (Christine Kao/Daily Bruin staff)
On Friday night in Boulder, one player decided to answer any lingering questions about the Bruins’ offensive strength and claimed the team’s leading scorer notch while she was at it.
The Bruins entered conference play with a blemish-free nonconference slate last season.
This season is a different story.
Having lost a contest and dropping to fifth in the rankings, UCLA will travel to its first Pac-12 match with territory to regain.
The Bruins’ countdown to conference play is nearing zero.
No. 5 UCLA women’s soccer (5-1-0) will face Pepperdine (2-1-5) on Friday night at Wallis Annenberg Stadium, marking the squad’s final home game before the Bruins hit the road for three consecutive games to commence Pac-12 play.
A 40th-minute goal from sophomore forward Bridgette Marin-Valencia represented more than just the first goal of the match.
“My teammates came up to me – they’re like, ‘Bridgette, just take a shot, just take a shot,’” Marin-Valencia said.
This post was updated Sept. 9 at 12:42 a.m.
As the ball sailed over the Long Beach State goalkeeper and fell into the back of the net, UCLA had its first hat trick of the season.
This post was updated Sept. 4 at 10:32 p.m.
The ball soared through the air toward forward Ellie Walbruch.
With her family in the stands, the Utah local chipped the ball up and over the rushing goalkeeper to send it bouncing into the net.
The Bruins have touched down in Utah for their game away from Southern California.
Following a 4-0 shutout win over UC Irvine last Sunday, No. 1 UCLA women’s soccer (3-0) is preparing to face its first top-10 opponent in No.
UCLA women’s soccer exited the 2021 NCAA tournament after an unranked team sent the Bruins packing in the first round.
The squad in question, UC Irvine, took down UCLA 1-0, striking early and preventing the Bruins from equalizing.
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