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UCLA student-athletes remain focused during championship seasons
UCLA student-athletes remain focused during championship seasons

The NCAA and its member institutions often refer to "student-athletes" but the front side of the term isn't often highlighted in a sports section. We asked officials from the Southland's Division I universities to point us toward their best and brightest — the teams that made classroom performance a priority. Here is what we found at UCLA: Most college students are busy memorizing study terms, learning how to prove complicated mathematical theorems or writing term papers during finals week. But members of the UCLA men's baseball and women's soccer teams had an additional task — and a substantial one at that — to complete during their...

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