Welcome to today's What's Bruin! Let's take a look at the goings on surrounding UCLA sports in the last few days. First, we'll glance at a top-rated football recruit; then we'll check out how UCLA's non-revenue sports have been performing and what's on tap for those programs in the near future.
UCLA Football Recruiting
The #1 ranked tight end in the country for the Class of 2018 is considering UCLA. In an article and video interview currently not behind a firewall, Bruin Report Online reports that Bishop Gorman junior Brevin Jordan will not commit early and will go through the recruiting process.
Jordan is considering UCLA, Southern Cal, Colorado, Oklahoma, and Miami. Click on the link and check out the video for yourself to see if you can determine whether Jordan is favoring one or more of those schools over others.
In the last six days, the #11 ranked UCLA Women's Volleyball team has played four games, winning three out of those four. The Bruins beat UCI last Friday in straight sets. The next day, the Bruins fell to USD, 3-1, giving UCLA its first loss of the season. UCLA bounced back strong, winning two matches Tuesday and Wednesday, both by a score of 3-1, against Pepperdine and Long Beach State, respectively.
UCLA finishes is non-conference schedule with a record of 9-1. The Bruins start PAC 12 play next Wednesday against Southern Cal at the Galen Center.
Men's Water Polo
The #1 ranked and defending National Champion UCLA Men's Water Polo team (9-0) carries its 42 game winning streak into its home opener against #9 Pepperdine tomorrow night at 7 p.m. at the Spieker Aquatics Center. Admission is free!
After a tough 2-1 loss to North Carolina last Friday night, the #11 UCLA Women's Soccer team (4-2) secured solid 3-1 win over USD on Sunday. Now they prepare for #25 Pepperdine, whom the Bruins will face tomorrow at 3 p.m. PT in Malibu. It will be UCLA's first road game since its 1-0 victory over Texas A&M on August 26th.
The Bruins (4-2) round out their non-conference schedule with a match against Long Beach State on Sunday.
The UCLA Men's Soccer team (3-1-1) secured a 4-0 win over Cal State Northridge on Monday. Four different Bruins scored and goalkeeper Juan Cervantes recorded his second clean sheet of the season.
Now the #8 Bruins will play their first road game of the season, a trip up the coast to #16 UC Santa Barbara on Saturday at 7 p.m. PT.
That does it for today's What's Bruin. Give us your thoughts in the comment section.