Wednesday, April 26

After clinching UCLA's 4-1 win over USC, Martin Redlicki was named Pac-12 Player of the Week. The junior, ranked No. 56 in the country, improved to 18-3 in dual match play, including a 17-1 mark at No. 2 singles. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

The Rundown: April 26

Check out a breakdown of the UCLA sports stories you might have missed this week. Men’s and women’s tennis Hanson Wang, assistant Sports editor Clinching wins and going undefeated tends to put you on the short list for Pac-12 Player of the Week – that’s exactly what Martin Redlicki did to earn the honor for the third time this season. Read more...

After clinching UCLA's 4-1 win over USC, Martin Redlicki was named Pac-12 Player of the Week. The junior, ranked No. 56 in the country, improved to 18-3 in dual match play, including a 17-1 mark at No. 2 singles. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Freshman attacker Maddie Musselman scored a game-high five goals for the No. 1 UCLA women's water polo team that, with a win over No. 2 USC on Saturday, has claimed the No. 1 seed for the conference championship tournament. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA women’s water polo seizes scoring opportunities, defeats USC 11-7

Maddie Musselman didn’t miss until halfway through the third quarter. The freshman attacker had guarded the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation’s top scorer – Stephania Haralabidis – on defense, driven through an aggressive Trojan blockade on many of UCLA’s offensive possessions, battled to transition from one end to the other for more than 20 minutes of game time and she was still a perfect 4 for 4 before hitting the post on a Bruin power play. Read more...

Freshman attacker Maddie Musselman scored a game-high five goals for the No. 1 UCLA women's water polo team that, with a win over No. 2 USC on Saturday, has claimed the No. 1 seed for the conference championship tournament. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Alys Williams said UCLA started slow out of the gates in the loss earlier this season to USC. With a top seed for the MPSF championship on the line for UCLA this Saturday, the Bruins have to lock down on defense. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)
Alys Williams said UCLA started slow out of the gates in the loss earlier this season to USC. With a top seed for the MPSF championship on the line for UCLA this Saturday, the Bruins have to lock down on defense. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Freshman attacker Maddie Musselman was named to her sixth MPSF Newcomer of the Week award Wednesday, breaking the all-time conference record for most Newcomer of the Week honors in a single season. She was previously tied with Stanford’s Jordan Raney, who in 2015 was named Newcomer of the Week five times. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin contributor)
Freshman attacker Maddie Musselman was named to her sixth MPSF Newcomer of the Week award Wednesday, breaking the all-time conference record for most Newcomer of the Week honors in a single season. She was previously tied with Stanford’s Jordan Raney, who in 2015 was named Newcomer of the Week five times. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin contributor)

With three goals in the third quarter, redshirt senior attacker Kodi Hill gave the Bruins a 9-7 advantage going into the fourth in No. 3 UCLA's win over No. 1 Stanford. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)
With three goals in the third quarter, redshirt senior attacker Kodi Hill gave the Bruins a 9-7 advantage going into the fourth in No. 3 UCLA's win over No. 1 Stanford. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Freshman utility Bronte Halligan and the rest of the No. 3 UCLA women's water polo team will be the first opponent No. 1 Stanford will face after the Cardinal ended USC's NCAA record 52-game winning streak last weekend. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)
Freshman utility Bronte Halligan and the rest of the No. 3 UCLA women's water polo team will be the first opponent No. 1 Stanford will face after the Cardinal ended USC's NCAA record 52-game winning streak last weekend. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt senior attacker Rachel Fattal will face off against her former Olympic captain, Maggie Steffens, as the No. 3 UCLA women's water polo team challenges No. 1 Stanford this weekend. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)
Redshirt senior attacker Rachel Fattal will face off against her former Olympic captain, Maggie Steffens, as the No. 3 UCLA women's water polo team challenges No. 1 Stanford this weekend. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)


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