The Beavers fired 25 shots, but Wells was still able to post a
shutout and helped UCLA increase its unbeaten streak to seven games.
Eight of Wells' saves came in the second half. He also contributed on
the offensive front, launching a goal kick in the 74th minute that
teammate Cliff McKinley slipped in for UCLA's third goal. The assist
was the first by a Bruin keeper since 2000.
The Bruins (9-1-2, 4-0-0 in the Pac-10) will attempt to earn its
first road victory against Washington in 22 years when they take on
the Huskies today at 2 p.m.
* At USC, former Newport Harbor standout April Ross posted a
double-double to help lead the top-ranked Trojans women's volleyball
team to a tight 30-27, 30-17, 25-30, 32-30 PAC-10 victory at
Ross collected 11 digs and 12 kills as the Trojans remained
undefeated (17-0, 10-0 in the PAC-10).
In Trojan football, Jay Bottom, a Corona del Mar product, has
earned his way into the rotation at defensive line. Bottom, a
6-foot-3, 215-pound walk-on sophomore, has been No. 2 on the depth
chart at defensive end in the Trojans' past two games.
In local college news:
* At Vanguard University, Jennifer Johnson, a senior setter on
the Lions women's volleyball team, earned the Lion of the Week award.
In two matches last week, Johnson provided a team-leading 62
assists and also topped the Lions with five serving aces. In
addition, she had eight kills and 16 digs.
Vanguard's biggest win of the week came over Cal Baptist, when the
Lions won in five games. In the match, Johnson set for 45 assists and
delivered four aces and seven kills to help Vanguard win its fourth
match out of the last seven matches.