Saturday, September 22

Junior Emma Schanz has already qualified to compete in her third consecutive NCAA championships this season. Schanz also competed in the Olympic trials in 2016. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Bruin propels swimming career through motivation, perseverance

When the weather got bad, and practice was canceled, most kids would go home and enjoy the rest of the day. Emma and Dylan Schanz’s passion for swimming kept them by the pool. Read more...

Photo: Junior Emma Schanz has already qualified to compete in her third consecutive NCAA championships this season. Schanz also competed in the Olympic trials in 2016. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Junior Emma Schanz has already qualified to compete in her third consecutive NCAA championships this season. Schanz also competed in the Olympic trials in 2016. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

UCLA swimming does a 3-minute meditation at the start of practices to help the swimmers get into a mindset that is entirely focused on swimming, rather than other stressful things in their lives. (Stella Huang

UCLA swim and dive focuses on mental preparedness, high morale

Despite recent losses, the Bruins continue to engage in mental exercises to manage the demands of competing as student-athletes. UCLA swimming and diving (5-5, 2-4 Pac-12) was defeated by No. Read more...

Photo: UCLA swimming does a 3-minute meditation at the start of practices to help the swimmers get into a mindset that is entirely focused on swimming, rather than other stressful things in their lives. (Stella Huang

UCLA swimming does a 3-minute meditation at the start of practices to help the swimmers get into a mindset that is entirely focused on swimming, rather than other stressful things in their lives. (Stella Huang

Junior diver Eloise Belanger finished first in the 1-meter and 3-meter competitions and second on platform. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Swim and dive leave opposition floundering in its wake

The Bruins brought home a victory against the Beavers and also secured gold-medal dives in their first competitions of 2018. Swimming UCLA swimming (5-3, 2-2 Pac-12) dominated Oregon State (0-5, 0-3) on Friday with a score of 150-88. Read more...

Photo: Junior diver Eloise Belanger finished first in the 1-meter and 3-meter competitions and second on platform. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Junior diver Eloise Belanger finished first in the 1-meter and 3-meter competitions and second on platform. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA diving had two finishers in the top five in the 1-meter, 3-meter and platform competitions at the Georgia Fall Invitational. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

Swim and dive have strong weekend at Texas and Georgia invitationals

The Bruins left Texas with not only personal bests, but a new school record. The No. 25 UCLA swim team (4-3, 1-2 Pac-12) competed against 11 other teams at the four-day Texas Invitational, which ended Saturday. Read more...

Photo: UCLA diving had two finishers in the top five in the 1-meter, 3-meter and platform competitions at the Georgia Fall Invitational. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

UCLA diving had two finishers in the top five in the 1-meter, 3-meter and platform competitions at the Georgia Fall Invitational. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

UCLA swim and dive is in the middle of a hiatus from competition and will compete again next week. During the break, the team is working on fine tuning the small details that it wasn't able to focus on in back to back weeks of competition.
 (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

Swimming back to basics, Bruins prepare for rest of season

UCLA swim and dive is in the midst of a three-week break from competition. UCLA swim hasn’t competed since its two losses against No. 22 Arizona (3-1, 3-1 Pac-12) and No. Read more...

Photo: UCLA swim and dive is in the middle of a hiatus from competition and will compete again next week. During the break, the team is working on fine tuning the small details that it wasn't able to focus on in back to back weeks of competition. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

UCLA swim and dive is in the middle of a hiatus from competition and will compete again next week. During the break, the team is working on fine tuning the small details that it wasn't able to focus on in back to back weeks of competition.
 (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)


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