Monday, September 24

No. 3 seed UCLA men’s volleyball fell in five sets to No. 1 seed Long Beach State in the NCAA championship Saturday. This was the third time this season that the 49ers took down the Bruins. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA men’s volleyball loses to Long Beach State in NCAA championship final

UCLA men’s volleyball was 5 points away from its 116th school championship in the fourth set, but then missed four consecutive serves and allowed Long Beach State to force a decisive fifth set. Read more...

Photo: No. 3 seed UCLA men’s volleyball fell in five sets to No. 1 seed Long Beach State in the NCAA championship Saturday. This was the third time this season that the 49ers took down the Bruins. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

No. 3 seed UCLA men’s volleyball fell in five sets to No. 1 seed Long Beach State in the NCAA championship Saturday. This was the third time this season that the 49ers took down the Bruins. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior outside hitter Jake Arnitz recorded 10 kills and eight digs in the Bruins' semifinal win. No. 3 seed UCLA will face No. 1 seed Long Beach State in the NCAA championship Saturday at 4 p.m. in Pauley Pavilion. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Men’s volleyball expects challenging NCAA final against Long Beach State

The Bruins are one match away from winning their 20th championship in program history. No. 3 seed UCLA men’s volleyball (26-7) will face No. 1 seed Long Beach State (27-1) in the NCAA championship final Saturday at Pauley Pavilion. Read more...

Photo: Senior outside hitter Jake Arnitz recorded 10 kills and eight digs in the Bruins' semifinal win. No. 3 seed UCLA will face No. 1 seed Long Beach State in the NCAA championship Saturday at 4 p.m. in Pauley Pavilion. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Senior outside hitter Jake Arnitz recorded 10 kills and eight digs in the Bruins' semifinal win. No. 3 seed UCLA will face No. 1 seed Long Beach State in the NCAA championship Saturday at 4 p.m. in Pauley Pavilion. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

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The Rundown – May 4

Men’s volleyball Gabriel McCarthy, Daily Bruin reporter The American Volleyball Coaches Association awarded five UCLA men’s volleyball (26-7, 10-3 MPSF) squad members All-American honors. Sophomore middle blocker Daenan Gyimah and junior setter Micah Ma’a were awarded first-team honors. Read more...

Photo: (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

(Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Daenan Gyimah led the Bruins with a hitting percentage of .750 and finished the night second on the team with 13 kills. No. 3 seed UCLA will next face No. 1 seed Long Beach State in the NCAA championship Saturday. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Bruins conquer Cougars to move on to NCAA championship game against LBSU

This post was updated May 4 at 12:27 a.m. Grant Maleski had only entered the game once before the final point. With the score at 24-19, the freshman outside hitter and opposite hammered a serve through the BYU back row to take the Bruins one game away from claiming their 20th national championship. Read more...

Photo: Daenan Gyimah led the Bruins with a hitting percentage of .750 and finished the night second on the team with 13 kills. No. 3 seed UCLA will next face No. 1 seed Long Beach State in the NCAA championship Saturday. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Daenan Gyimah led the Bruins with a hitting percentage of .750 and finished the night second on the team with 13 kills. No. 3 seed UCLA will next face No. 1 seed Long Beach State in the NCAA championship Saturday. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Dylan Missry didn't have a good game the last time UCLA played BYU. The junior outside hitter picked up four kills on 15 swings, registered four errors and brought his hitting percentage down to .000. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Men’s volleyball to face BYU in NCAA championship semifinal

The Bruins are one game away from the national championship final. No. 3 seed UCLA (25-7, 9-3 MPSF) will face No. 2 seed BYU (22-6, 10-2) in the NCAA tournament semifinal Thursday night at Pauley Pavilion. Read more...

Photo: Dylan Missry didn't have a good game the last time UCLA played BYU. The junior outside hitter picked up four kills on 15 swings, registered four errors and brought his hitting percentage down to .000. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Dylan Missry didn't have a good game the last time UCLA played BYU. The junior outside hitter picked up four kills on 15 swings, registered four errors and brought his hitting percentage down to .000. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Daenan Gyimah was named an AVCA First-Team All-American. The sophomore middle blocker leads the nation with a hitting percentage of .535, and is third in the nation with 1.216 blocks per set. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

UCLA men’s volleyball to take on Harvard in NCAA quarterfinals

The Bruins’ path to their 20th NCAA championship begins Tuesday. No. 3 seed UCLA men’s volleyball (24-7, 9-3 MPSF) will face No. 6 seed Harvard (13-13, 10-4 EIVA) in the NCAA tournament quarterfinal Tuesday at Pauley Pavilion. Read more...

Photo: Daenan Gyimah was named an AVCA First-Team All-American. The sophomore middle blocker leads the nation with a hitting percentage of .535, and is third in the nation with 1.216 blocks per set. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

Daenan Gyimah was named an AVCA First-Team All-American. The sophomore middle blocker leads the nation with a hitting percentage of .535, and is third in the nation with 1.216 blocks per set. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

Junior setter Micah Ma'a is tenth in the nation with an average of .482 aces per set. Ma'a leads the Bruins with 54 aces on the season, followed by sophomore middle blocker Daenan Gyimah with 41 and junior outside hitter Dylan Missry with 36. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

Serving remains key for UCLA men’s volleyball in postseason

UCLA men’s volleyball was able to secure an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament despite a loss to No. 2-seeded BYU in the MPSF Tournament when its serving didn’t make enough of an impact. Read more...

Photo: Junior setter Micah Ma'a is tenth in the nation with an average of .482 aces per set. Ma'a leads the Bruins with 54 aces on the season, followed by sophomore middle blocker Daenan Gyimah with 41 and junior outside hitter Dylan Missry with 36. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

Junior setter Micah Ma'a is tenth in the nation with an average of .482 aces per set. Ma'a leads the Bruins with 54 aces on the season, followed by sophomore middle blocker Daenan Gyimah with 41 and junior outside hitter Dylan Missry with 36. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)


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