Freshman Gabbi Miranda wasted no time in recording her first collegiate goal, directly scoring off her corner kick at 2:42. Miranda hooked her kick over the goalkeeper and just under the bar for the score.
Just five minutes later, junior Rosie White made it 2-0. After receiving a through ball from Sam Mewis, White had her shot saved by Northeastern goalkeeper Paige Burnett. But she followed through on the rebound with a tap into the empty net.
Freshman Darian Jenkins gave UCLA a 3-0 lead at 15:55. Caprice Dydasco set up the play by juking a defender on the left side and crossing it into the center to Jenkins, who hit it into the back of the net amidst traffic.
UCLA (1-0) is back in action on Sunday, Aug. 25 against Cal State Northridge. The game will take place at Drake Stadium at 6 pm and will be televised live on Pac-12 Networks.
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