In a time where all college sports have had their seasons shortened or cancelled, the postseason awards have come at an unexpected time but still have their fair share of Bruins represented from the winter sports season. They headline the rest of the news breakdown in our What’s Bruin roundup for Tuesday, March 24, 2020.
The UCLA baseball team had 14 student-athletes recognized in D1 Baseball’s analytical rankings for the 2020 season. Headlining those is the No. 1 sophomore pitcher in the country, Jesse Bergin.
She didn’t get her chance in the 2020 NCAA Tournament but Michaela Onyenwere was named to the third-team All-American list by the United States Basketball Writers Association.
Unsurprisingly, UCLA men’s basketball head coach Mick Cronin was announced as the NABC District 19 Coach of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches.
UCLA Women’s Tennis gives us a retroactive look at their dominant 2019-20 season
The @uclawtennis team was on this season! Show them some love!— UCLA Athletics (@UCLAAthletics) March 24, 2020
Best record through 13 matches since 2014 (12-1)
Ranked No. 2 by @usta
Beat defending champion Stanford twice
5 @Pac12 Players of the Week
Bolton/Hart ranked No. 1#GoBruins pic.twitter.com/CdloANoQAM
The top 10 moments from UCLA’s 2019-20 sports year | LA Daily News
Grace Glenn’s historic perfect-10 in the leadoff spot on the beam headlines the top 10 moments.
UCLA Chancellor self-quarantines after COVID-19 exposure | CBS Los Angeles
UCLA Chancellor Gene Block, 71, is under self-quarantine after coming into contact with someone who tested positive for coronavirus.
Kate Jendrezak says ‘she feels so much faster this year’ | Seattle Times
Jendrezak, who will be a member of the UCLA track and field team next year, expressed her desire to want to hold four titles in the 800 meters but coronavirus may halt that.
The LA Times quote UCLA baseball coach John Savage in the article as we all hoped the NCAA would give spring athletes a year of eligibility back after coronavirus cancelled their seasons.