Note: This is DumpDorrell. I did not want to write an entire Diary about this, but I am putting DumpDorrell out to pasture and will no longer be posting under that BN ID. I have had in mind to post under a different less-narrow ID for a while now and Nestor suggested I do so recently and so it seems like a good time to do it. I've written something like 700 posts for over a year now so I thought it would be best to alert regular readers. So, with this post I start this new ID, BruinCore.
Most other UCLA sports programs are busy gearing up for real national title aspirations. Always in the picture, UCLA Soccer, who narrowly missed winning another title last season while losing to UC Santa Barbara in the final. This year's College Soccer News pre-season poll has come out and UCLA is ranked #1 and favored to win it all. 9 starters are back from that championship game team of last year. And a lot of them are still underclassmen. Nice. Excellence.
Here is College Soccer News:
HT to Rich Perelman of LA Times' What's Bruin.