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Darian Jenkins, Caprice Dydasco and Sam Mewis celebrate a Bruin goal (photo by Scott Chandler)
UCLA Women's Soccer Wins Season Opener over Northeastern, 4-0
By: UCLA Athletics
No. 3/5 UCLA dominated in a 4-0 season-opening victory over Northeastern on Friday evening. The Bruins scored three goals in the first 16 minutes of the contest. New faces played a big part in the Bruin victory, the first for new UCLA head coach Amanda Cromwell, with two freshmen contributing goals.

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.

Senior Jenna Richmond finished the scoring at 53:52 with a nice finish on cross from Taylor Smith to the far post.

The Bruins controlled possession in the game, outshooting the Huskies, 17-1. Goalkeepers Katelyn Rowland and Alana Munger shared the shutout. Burnett had six saves for Northeastern.

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.

Pac-12 Networks Highlights/Analysis:

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Friday, Sep 04
vs. Virginia
Los Angeles, CA
L, 1 - 2
Sunday, Sep 06
vs. Texas
Los Angeles, CA
L, 1 - 2
Friday, Sep 11
at Wake Forest
Winston-Salem, NC
W, 2 - 1
Sunday, Sep 13
at North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC
L, 1 - 3
Thursday, Sep 17
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
W, 1 - 0
Friday, Sep 25
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
W, 1 - 0
Thursday, Oct 01
at Washington
Seattle, WA
L, 1 - 2
Sunday, Oct 04
at Washington State
Pullman, WA
L, 2 - 4
Friday, Oct 09
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 1
Sunday, Oct 11
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
T, 1 - 1 (2OT)
Saturday, Oct 17
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
L, 1 - 2
Friday, Oct 23
vs. Colorado
Los Angeles, CA
W, 2 - 1
Sunday, Oct 25
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
W, 1 - 0
Thursday, Oct 29
at California
Berkeley, CA
L, 0 - 7
Sunday, Nov 01
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
L, 0 - 2
Friday, Nov 06
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 0 - 2