Men's soccer player Joe Sofia leads the list with a 3.96 cumulative GPA
Franklin, Barr Named Team MVPs
Bruins take 5-2 record into Pac-12 road showdown.
UCLA football team takes 5-2 record into Oct. 27 showdown in Tempe.
Bruins and Utes to square off at Noon this Saturday.
Pac-12 Title: UCLA vs. Stanford (AP)
UCLA - Gained valuable playing experience last season ... Will look to impress the coaches in his first spring practice.
2012 - Saw action as a reserve Y receiver in his first season in the program ... Recipient of the Ed Kezirian Scholar/Athlete Award.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played four varsity seasons at Bullard HS for coach Don Arax ... Saw action at tight end and defensive end ... Three-star recruit according to rivals.com and the No. 29 tight end in the nation ... No. 81 recruit in the state of California according to rivals.com ... A three-star recruit according to scout. com and the No. 25-ranked tight end in the nation ... Rated as No. 73 prospect in the CA/NV/HI by SuperPrep ... ESPN three-star recruit ... Rated as the No. 75 tight end in the nation according to ESPN ... Named second-team MaxPreps All-State ... All-Fresno Bee ... As a senior, he made 12 catches for 187 yards and three touchdowns for a team which finished as CIF Central Section Div. I runners up ... Earned All-State, All-League, All-City honors following his senior season ... Served as team captain ... Named All-State in 2009 and won CIF Central Section Div. I Valley Championship ... Earned two letters in baseball for coach Chad Thornhill as a pitcher and outfielder.
PERSONAL - Full Name: Ian Michael Taubler ... Born: August 21, 1993 in Royal Oak, Mich.... Parents: Brian and Laura Taubler ... Has a brother, Kerr, who plays football at Yale ... Lists his biggest thrill in sports as winning the Central Section Div. 1 Valley Championship in 2009 ... Lists the NFL's Rob Gronkowski as the athlete he admires the most.
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