The younger sister of former Bruins star and NBA player Jrue Holiday, Lauren Holiday averaged 3.3 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists. Holiday, a redshirt freshman, will remain with the team as an undergraduate assistant and continue pursuing a sociology degree.
Coach Cori Close made the announcement Tuesday.
Holiday, from nearby Calabasas, began her career at UCLA in 2012-13, when the first of four head injuries ended her first season after she played in just three games. Last season, Holiday sustained three other head injuries and a broken nose.
Holiday says not being able to play basketball is going to be ''tremendously hard'' because it's what she's done most of her life.