Monday, September 24

Elise Zappia will play her final home matches at UCLA as the Bruins take on Long Beach State and USC. The senior is currently paired with freshman Mac May this season and plays primarily on court four. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA beach volleyball to host USC, Long Beach State on Senior Day

As the lone senior consistently in the lineup, Elise Zappia will play in front of a home crowd for the last time. “I haven’t really given it much thought,” she said. Read more...

Photo: Elise Zappia will play her final home matches at UCLA as the Bruins take on Long Beach State and USC. The senior is currently paired with freshman Mac May this season and plays primarily on court four. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Elise Zappia will play her final home matches at UCLA as the Bruins take on Long Beach State and USC. The senior is currently paired with freshman Mac May this season and plays primarily on court four. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Megan McNamara and sister Nicole McNamara went undefeated this weekend, helping the Bruins take home four wins in the Pac-12 South Invitational. The duo is the reigning Pac-12 Pair of the Week. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Beach volleyball leaves weekend undefeated yet again, adds to win streak

For the third straight weekend, the Bruins didn’t drop a single match. No. 2 UCLA beach volleyball (18-3) defeated Arizona State (4-10) and No. 15 Arizona (9-7) in 5-0 sweeps Saturday at the Pac-12 South Invitational in Santa Monica. Read more...

Photo: Megan McNamara and sister Nicole McNamara went undefeated this weekend, helping the Bruins take home four wins in the Pac-12 South Invitational. The duo is the reigning Pac-12 Pair of the Week. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Megan McNamara and sister Nicole McNamara went undefeated this weekend, helping the Bruins take home four wins in the Pac-12 South Invitational. The duo is the reigning Pac-12 Pair of the Week. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior Elise Zappia and partner freshman Mac May posted three straight-set wins in the Bruins' three-game sweep at the LMU Invitational on Saturday. The victories sustained UCLA's nine-match win streak. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA beach volleyball builds to nine-match win streak at LMU Invitational

In three matches, the Bruins didn’t drop a single game. No. 2 UCLA beach volleyball (14-3) defeated Missouri State (6-6), Colorado Mesa (2-8) and No. 16 Loyola Marymount (7-6) on Saturday at the LMU Invitational in Santa Monica, continuing its nine-match win streak. Read more...

Photo: Senior Elise Zappia and partner freshman Mac May posted three straight-set wins in the Bruins' three-game sweep at the LMU Invitational on Saturday. The victories sustained UCLA's nine-match win streak. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior Elise Zappia and partner freshman Mac May posted three straight-set wins in the Bruins' three-game sweep at the LMU Invitational on Saturday. The victories sustained UCLA's nine-match win streak. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior Izzy Carey defeated the pair from Hawai'i with partner freshman Megan Muret after falling to the Rainbow Warriors the last two times the teams met in Honolulu. The junior also came out with a win in UCLA's second match of the day against Loyola Marymount. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA beach volleyball pulls through for double home victories

The Bruins claimed back-to-back victories in their first home games of the season. No. 4 UCLA beach volleyball (7-3) defeated No. 3 Hawai’i (4-2) with a final score of 4-1 and swept No. Read more...

Photo: Junior Izzy Carey defeated the pair from Hawai'i with partner freshman Megan Muret after falling to the Rainbow Warriors the last two times the teams met in Honolulu. The junior also came out with a win in UCLA's second match of the day against Loyola Marymount. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior Izzy Carey defeated the pair from Hawai'i with partner freshman Megan Muret after falling to the Rainbow Warriors the last two times the teams met in Honolulu. The junior also came out with a win in UCLA's second match of the day against Loyola Marymount. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Diver Eloise Belanger took second in the 1-meter, 3-meter and platform events at the NCAA Zone E Championships that ran Monday through Wednesday. The junior was the only UCLA diver to qualify for the NCAA Championships that will take place next week.  (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

UCLA divers set records at NCAA Zone E Diving Championships

Junior Eloise Belanger will advance to her third NCAA championship as the only UCLA diver to qualify. No. 21 UCLA diving competed at the NCAA Zone E Diving Championships from March 5-7 in Flagstaff, Arizona. Read more...

Photo: Diver Eloise Belanger took second in the 1-meter, 3-meter and platform events at the NCAA Zone E Championships that ran Monday through Wednesday. The junior was the only UCLA diver to qualify for the NCAA Championships that will take place next week. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Diver Eloise Belanger took second in the 1-meter, 3-meter and platform events at the NCAA Zone E Championships that ran Monday through Wednesday. The junior was the only UCLA diver to qualify for the NCAA Championships that will take place next week.  (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Izzy Carey secured two straight-set victories against Pepperdine and USC for the Bruins with partner Megan Muret. The junior will face these two teams again this weekend and said remaining confident is key. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Beach volleyball victorious in two-game sweep against USC, Pepperdine

Three Bruin pairs helped secure victories against two of the top teams in the country. No. 3 UCLA beach volleyball (5-1) defeated No. 1 USC (4-2) and No. Read more...

Photo: Izzy Carey secured two straight-set victories against Pepperdine and USC for the Bruins with partner Megan Muret. The junior will face these two teams again this weekend and said remaining confident is key. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Izzy Carey secured two straight-set victories against Pepperdine and USC for the Bruins with partner Megan Muret. The junior will face these two teams again this weekend and said remaining confident is key. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior Elise Zappia started this season with three wins in Honolulu with partner Madi Yeomans. Last season, Zappia was paired with Torrey Van Winden who has since transferred to Cal Poly. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Beach volleyball to face No. 1 USC, No. 5 Pepperdine two weeks into season

In only their second week of competition, the Bruins will face two top-five teams. No. 3 UCLA beach volleyball (3-1) will take on No. 5 Pepperdine (2-1) and No. Read more...

Photo: Senior Elise Zappia started this season with three wins in Honolulu with partner Madi Yeomans. Last season, Zappia was paired with Torrey Van Winden who has since transferred to Cal Poly. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior Elise Zappia started this season with three wins in Honolulu with partner Madi Yeomans. Last season, Zappia was paired with Torrey Van Winden who has since transferred to Cal Poly. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)