UCLA defeated Cal Poly Saturday 39-24 in a game that was clearly early in the season for both.
Each team had their good moments and their error-filled moments, but it was the Bruins that pulled away in the second half,
Cal Poly took an early lead and the two teams battled to a virtual standstill in the first half.
Then UCLA reeled off four tries in a 20-minute period, but the Mustangs didn’t fold, scoring twice late to make the game a little closer.
Loosehead prop Robert Bragg scored two tries and overall was a force, while flankers Sam Sirell and Matt Frederickson both scored and were active around the field. A converted center, Frederickson if growing in confidence, said UCLA Head Coacvh Scott Stewart.
“It was a good game, and I expect it will be a close game the next time we play each other,” added Stewart.