Monday, March 25

Sophomore Reily Buechler led the Bruins to a pair of wins last weekend with 28 total kills. The outside hitter garnered multiple player of the week honors. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Sophomore outside hitter named ESPNW Volleyball Player of the Week

After Reily Buechler led her team to two wins this week, the sophomore outside hitter earned just as many awards. Following straight-set wins over Arizona and Arizona State, Buechler was named the ESPNW Volleyball Player of the Week, a national recognition, in addition to winning UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week honors. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Reily Buechler led the Bruins to a pair of wins last weekend with 28 total kills. The outside hitter garnered multiple player of the week honors. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Sophomore Reily Buechler led the Bruins to a pair of wins last weekend with 28 total kills. The outside hitter garnered multiple player of the week honors. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA women's volleyball takes on two top-15 Arizona teams this weekend. Redshirt sophomore setter Ryann Chandler leads the Bruins in assists with 327, averaging 9.26 per set. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Women’s volleyball looks to dig out upset against Arizona State

There haven’t been many surprises this year for UCLA women’s volleyball. Since conference play began, every match has ended with the higher-ranked team winning, meaning the Bruins have yet to pull off an upset. Read more...

Photo: UCLA women's volleyball takes on two top-15 Arizona teams this weekend. Redshirt sophomore setter Ryann Chandler leads the Bruins in assists with 327, averaging 9.26 per set. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA women's volleyball takes on two top-15 Arizona teams this weekend. Redshirt sophomore setter Ryann Chandler leads the Bruins in assists with 327, averaging 9.26 per set. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA women's volleyball coach Michael Sealy said that he thinks there's a collective of leaders on this year's team. He named seniors Rachel Inouye and Karly Drolson, and junior Taylor Formico as a trio of players who are "setting a standard." (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Women’s volleyball looks to fill leadership void in upcoming matches

A team leader can raise a team up, and push that team to over-preform and outplay teams that are better on paper. As UCLA women’s volleyball gets deeper into conference play, the team is still looking for its leader. Read more...

Photo: UCLA women's volleyball coach Michael Sealy said that he thinks there's a collective of leaders on this year's team. He named seniors Rachel Inouye and Karly Drolson, and junior Taylor Formico as a trio of players who are "setting a standard." (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA women's volleyball coach Michael Sealy said that he thinks there's a collective of leaders on this year's team. He named seniors Rachel Inouye and Karly Drolson, and junior Taylor Formico as a trio of players who are "setting a standard." (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bruin setter Ryann Chandler had 46 assists in the match against Colorado. The redshirt sophomore helped the Bruins improve to 13-3 for the season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Women’s volleyball powers through weekend with consecutive away wins

The weekend started familiarly for the women’s volleyball team. After dropping the first set of its Friday night match, No. 12 UCLA (13-3, 4-2 Pac-12) looked headed for a repeat of last year’s straight-set loss to Utah. Read more...

Photo: Bruin setter Ryann Chandler had 46 assists in the match against Colorado. The redshirt sophomore helped the Bruins improve to 13-3 for the season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bruin setter Ryann Chandler had 46 assists in the match against Colorado. The redshirt sophomore helped the Bruins improve to 13-3 for the season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Junior middle blocker Claire Felix (left) and sophomore outside hitter Reily Buechler leap to get the block Wednesday night in Pauley Pavilion. The No. 13 Bruins were unable to upset the No. 3 Trojans in their first Pac-12 match of the season. (Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin staff)

Women’s volleyball’s win streak snapped by rival USC in Pac-12 opener

Pauley Pavilion did not get loud enough to get an encore out of Madeon at Bruin Bash on Monday, and the arena fell flat again Wednesday night, as No. Read more...

Photo: Junior middle blocker Claire Felix (left) and sophomore outside hitter Reily Buechler leap to get the block Wednesday night in Pauley Pavilion. The No. 13 Bruins were unable to upset the No. 3 Trojans in their first Pac-12 match of the season. (Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin staff)

Junior middle blocker Claire Felix (left) and sophomore outside hitter Reily Buechler leap to get the block Wednesday night in Pauley Pavilion. The No. 13 Bruins were unable to upset the No. 3 Trojans in their first Pac-12 match of the season. (Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin staff)

Junior libero Taylor Formico led the Bruins in digs at this weekend's UCSB tournament. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Women’s volleyball maintains win streak in close UCSB tournament matches

Taylor Formico transferred from UCSB to UCLA just last year. So it’s no surprise the junior libero looked right at home at this weekend’s UCSB tournament, tallying a team-high 46 digs as women’s volleyball extended its win streak to six in its penultimate tournament before Pac-12 play. Read more...

Photo: Junior libero Taylor Formico led the Bruins in digs at this weekend's UCSB tournament. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Junior libero Taylor Formico led the Bruins in digs at this weekend's UCSB tournament. (Daily Bruin file photo)