Canadian phenom Fleming makes quite a first impression

It didn't take long for Jessie Fleming to make an impact at UCLA. Fresh off the Rio Olympics, where she started for Olympic bronze-medalist Canada in women's soccer, she scored twice less than four minutes apart in the Bruins' 4-3 loss to Florida.

Fleming entered the game in the 29th minute and scored in the 65th and 69th minutes to pull the Bruins ahead 3-2 after trailing 2-1. Florida won in overtime when a cross deflected off two UCLA players into the goal.

Fleming arrived in Westwood on Friday and played her first game as a Bruin two days later.

UCLA's other Olympic, Mallory Pugh, will sit out her freshman season to concentrate on national team duty that includes the U-20 World Cup later in the year.

Canadian Bronze-Medalists:
Kadeisha Buchanan (West Virginia):
90 minutes, 1-0 vs. Clemson
sub-58 minutes, 1 goal, 3-1 vs. St. Francis
Jessie Fleming (UCLA):
sub-65 minutes, 2 goals, 3-4 vs. Florida
Ashley Lawrence (West Virginia):
90 minutes, 1-0 vs. Clemson
48 minutes, 1 assist, 3-1 vs. St. Francis
Nichelle Prince (Ohio State)
63 minutes, 2-1 at Miami, Fla.
85 minutes, 1 assist, 1-0 at FGCU
Rebecca Quinn (Duke)
sub-64 minutes, 1 assist, 2-0 vs. Coastal Carolina
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