WOMEN'S NEWS ...
Falling to North Carolina, 7-2, was no way to start the season, but No. 4 UCLA has recovered to run off 11 straight victories after the loss
in Chapel Hill and 0-0 tie with San Diego in its second game.
The Bruins got their biggest scare during their streak on Sunday when they trailed Arizona State, 1-0, at the half, but they
eventually won, 3-2, on Lauren Barnes
' golden goal. The win extended the nation's longest home unbeaten streak to 60 matches.
UCLA lost Canadian star Kara Lang
for the rest of the season with a knee injury last month, but it still has one of the nation's top
1-2 scoring threats in Sydney Leroux
, the 2008 Under-20 Women's World Cup MVP, and Lauren Cheney
, the 2008 Olympic
gold-medalist. The Bruins have also been getting strong play from freshmen Zakiya Bywaters
, Chelsea Cline, Ahsha Smith
and Lucretia Lee
, the daughter of former NFL player Mike Lee
UCLA take its 21-game Pac-10 winning streak
to the Bay Area this weekend for games
against No. 17 California on Friday and top-ranked Stanford on Sunday. Tuesday Result