UCLA Water Polo Player Arrested on Suspicion of Rape — Mary Beth McDade Reports

WESTWOOD, Calif. — A UCLA freshman water polo player was arrested on suspicion of rape after a female student reported the assault to UCLA campus police, university officials said Monday.

Hakop Jack Kaplanyan, a red shirt freshman who plays the attacker position on the team, is out on $200,000 bail after being taken to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Inmate Reception Center downtown.

Kaplanyan, 18, was arrested Wednesday in connection with the alleged attack.

Mary Beth McDade has exclusive details.

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