Thursday, October 28

Superlatives: Daily Bruin Sports recognizes UCLA’s outstanding 2020-2021 athletes

Female Athlete of the Year: Rachel Garcia Coral Smith, Daily Bruin senior staff After her phenomenal 2019 season, one might have thought we had witnessed the greatest year of Rachel Garcia’s UCLA career. Read more...

Photo: (Lauren Ho/Design director, Photos (left to right): David Rimer/Assistant Photo editor, David Rimer/Assistant Photo editor, Ashley Kenney/Photo editor)


Top Moments: Daily Bruin showcases the best of sports in 2020-2021

After a delayed start because of the COVID-19 pandemic, UCLA Athletics had quite a year full of big moments. Ranging from adding national championship No. 119 to its trophy case to a revival of a long-storied program to a Michelle Obama tweet, Daily Bruin Sports takes a look at the very best moments of the 2020-2021 year in UCLA sports. Read more...

Photo: (Lauren Ho/Design director, Photo: David Rimer/Assistant Photo editor)


UCLA basketball’s Izzy Anstey recounts immigration obstacles, joining Bruin family

Izzy Anstey packed her bags and placed them in the hallway leading to her front door. The freshman forward from Melbourne, Australia – who signed her letter of intent to join UCLA women’s basketball in November 2019 – was counting down the days until she could join her new teammates across the pacific. Read more...

Photo: UCLA women’s basketball’s Izzy Anstey did not play a single second for the Bruins during the 2020-2021 season because of travel restrictions keeping her in Australia. (Courtesy of Caren Nicdao/UCLA Women’s Basketball)


Former UCLA women’s basketball players reunite as members of Seattle Storm

Two former Bruins will once again share the court this year, this time in the Emerald City. Minutes after senior forward Michaela Onyenwere was selected with the sixth overall pick in the 2021 WNBA Draft on April 15, another former UCLA women’s basketball player was on the move. Read more...

Photo: Former UCLA women’s basketball guards Jordin Canada and Kennedy Burke advanced to at least the Sweet 16 in each of their three years together as Bruins. The duo will reunite on the defending WNBA champion Seattle Storm this season. (Daily Bruin file photo)


Former Oregon forward Angela Dugalic announces her intention to transfer to UCLA

The newest Pac-12 transfer won’t have to switch conferences after all. UCLA women’s basketball secured a commitment from forward Angela Dugalic via Twitter on Wednesday morning, the Bruins’ fourth transfer commit of the offseason. Read more...

Photo: Former Oregon forward Angela Dugalic (No. 25) played 24 games last season with the Ducks, averaging 3.4 points and 4.0 rebounds in 12.2 minutes per game. Dugalic announced her intentions to transfer to UCLA women’s basketball on Wednesday. (Courtesy of Mark Sobhani/NCAA Photos)


New York Liberty select Michaela Onyenwere in 1st round of 2021 WNBA Draft

This post was updated April 15 at 5:55 p.m. After four years in Westwood, Michaela Onyenwere is heading to the Big Apple.  The New York Liberty have selected the former UCLA women’s basketball forward with the sixth overall pick of the 2021 WNBA Draft on Thursday, which was once again held virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  She will be joining last year’s No. Read more...

Photo: Former UCLA women’s basketball forward Michaela Onyenwere has been selected by the New York Liberty with the sixth overall pick in the 2021 WNBA Draft. (Amy Zhang/Daily Bruin staff)




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