Monday, July 22


Junior Elena Clarke's impressive pole vault improvement of more than 14 inches sets her apart as "one of the most dedicated people on the team," according to her teammates.
(Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)

UCLA pole vaulter jumps past preliminary struggles

Since Elena Clarke was in the eighth grade, the pole vault crossbar was always an obstacle she wanted to conquer. By the end of her time in high school, she had already cleared an obstacle hovering a full 12 feet, 8 inches off the ground. Read more...

Photo: Junior Elena Clarke's impressive pole vault improvement of more than 14 inches sets her apart as "one of the most dedicated people on the team," according to her teammates. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)

Junior Elena Clarke's impressive pole vault improvement of more than 14 inches sets her apart as "one of the most dedicated people on the team," according to her teammates.
(Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)

For senior pole vaulter Natasha Kolbo, this season is a successful one filled with its share of high and low points. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)

Pole vaulter to move on from UCLA after successful year

Natasha Kolbo’s favorite year of college is coming to an end. With mainly the NCAA preliminaries and finals remaining in the outdoor track and field season, the pole vaulter will be one of several graduating seniors whose days as members on the UCLA track and field team are winding down. Read more...

Photo: For senior pole vaulter Natasha Kolbo, this season is a successful one filled with its share of high and low points. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)

For senior pole vaulter Natasha Kolbo, this season is a successful one filled with its share of high and low points. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)


Sophomore Catherine Harrison replaced traditional schooling with online classes while growing up to spend more time playing tennis. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)

Tennis takes Catherine Harrison on unconventional path to UCLA

When Catherine Harrison is on the court, the one thing that stands out the most isn’t how hard she hits, but how. She swings with a two-handed forehand, a tennis stroke that’s unconventional and rarely seen. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Catherine Harrison replaced traditional schooling with online classes while growing up to spend more time playing tennis. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Catherine Harrison replaced traditional schooling with online classes while growing up to spend more time playing tennis. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)

Junior heptathletes Alexis Walker (left) and Katherine Salcido (right) competed in their first Pac-12 multi-event championship this weekend.(Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)

UCLA sends women’s team to Pac-12 multi-event championship

The athletes representing UCLA track and field in the Pac-12 multi-event championship over the weekend had an entirely new look compared to last year’s contingent. None of the members of the two-men and two-women team from last year that earned UCLA a quick head start for both the men’s and women’s teams going into the second weekend of the Pac-12 Championships was present in this year’s installment. Read more...

Photo: Junior heptathletes Alexis Walker (left) and Katherine Salcido (right) competed in their first Pac-12 multi-event championship this weekend.(Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)

Junior heptathletes Alexis Walker (left) and Katherine Salcido (right) competed in their first Pac-12 multi-event championship this weekend.(Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)

UCLA sends women’s team to Pac-12 multi-event championship

The athletes representing UCLA track and field in the Pac-12 multi-event championship over the weekend had an entirely new look compared to last year’s contingent. None of the members of the two-men and two-women team from last year that earned UCLA a quick head start for both the men’s and women’s teams going into the second weekend of the Pac-12 Championships was present in this year’s installment. Read more...



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