Former Stanford basketball player and current NBA center Jason Collins has come out and is now the first openly gay athlete currently playing in one of the major American team sports. The preceding is a link to a Sports Illustrated article written by him and Franz Lidz explaining his decision to come out now.
UCLA’s eighth-seeded freshman Kyle McPhillips claimed the Pac-12 title in the women’s singles competition, while the pair of junior Kaitlyn Christian and sophomore Sabrina Santamaria of USC were crowned the Pac-12 Champions in women’s doubles.
The Bruins beat rival USC to earn their first men’s team tournament title with the team championship format in its second year.
A singles and doubles champion will be crowned Sunday at the Pac-12 Women’s Tennis Championships at the 113th Annual Ojai Tournament.
Cako graduated from the Barrett Honors College in three years with a degree in biological sciences and a 3.68 GPA.
The NFL Draft wrapped up Saturday afternoon and the Pac-12 was well represented with 28 players selected. Things didn't go as planned for a few players, however, with a number of surprises for league players regarding when they were picked and where they wound up.