Friday, May 24

Senior middle blocker Mitch Stahl leads the Bruins in overall service aces and aces per set with 28 and .56, respectively. Sophomore opposite/setter Micah Ma'a comes in a close second with 26 aces on the season. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

Men’s volleyball sees improvement after focusing on serves

UCLA men’s volleyball coach John Speraw demands one thing from his players at the service line – give it your best swing. At the end of last season, poor serving proved to be one of the factors that lead to the Bruins’ exit from the NCAA Tournament. Read more...

Photo: Senior middle blocker Mitch Stahl leads the Bruins in overall service aces and aces per set with 28 and .56, respectively. Sophomore opposite/setter Micah Ma'a comes in a close second with 26 aces on the season. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

Senior middle blocker Mitch Stahl leads the Bruins in overall service aces and aces per set with 28 and .56, respectively. Sophomore opposite/setter Micah Ma'a comes in a close second with 26 aces on the season. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

The No. 2 Stanford women's water polo team upset No. 1 USC on Saturday afternoon to break the Trojans' NCAA women's water polo record 52-game win streak. No. 3 UCLA will play the Cardinal this Saturday on the road. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Around the League: USC women’s water polo ends winning streak with Stanford loss

While Bruin athletes continue competing in Westwood, here’s a look at some of the biggest news from the rest of the Pac-12 and the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation. Read more...

Photo: The No. 2 Stanford women's water polo team upset No. 1 USC on Saturday afternoon to break the Trojans' NCAA women's water polo record 52-game win streak. No. 3 UCLA will play the Cardinal this Saturday on the road. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The No. 2 Stanford women's water polo team upset No. 1 USC on Saturday afternoon to break the Trojans' NCAA women's water polo record 52-game win streak. No. 3 UCLA will play the Cardinal this Saturday on the road. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Freshman guard Lonzo Ball earned first team All-American honors and was named the National Association of Basketball Coaches freshman of the year. He is also a finalist for the John R. Wooden Award, which is given to the country's most outstanding player. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Rundown – April 5

Check out a breakdown of the UCLA sports stories you might have missed this week. Men’s basketball TuAnh Dam, Sports editor The awards keep rolling in for Lonzo Ball. Read more...

Photo: Freshman guard Lonzo Ball earned first team All-American honors and was named the National Association of Basketball Coaches freshman of the year. He is also a finalist for the John R. Wooden Award, which is given to the country's most outstanding player. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman guard Lonzo Ball earned first team All-American honors and was named the National Association of Basketball Coaches freshman of the year. He is also a finalist for the John R. Wooden Award, which is given to the country's most outstanding player. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Ducks junior forward Jordan Bell failed to box out his man twice, allowing North Carolina to pull down two rebounds in the final moments that solidified its victory. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Around the League: MPSF, Pac-12 teams dominate men’s volleyball, men’s tennis rankings

While Bruin athletes continue competing in Westwood, here’s a look at some of the biggest news from the rest of the Pac-12 and the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation. Read more...

Photo: Ducks junior forward Jordan Bell failed to box out his man twice, allowing North Carolina to pull down two rebounds in the final moments that solidified its victory. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Ducks junior forward Jordan Bell failed to box out his man twice, allowing North Carolina to pull down two rebounds in the final moments that solidified its victory. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Junior outside hitter Jake Arnitz posted a season-high 21 kills as he helped lead UCLA to a 3-2 victory over Cal Baptist on Saturday. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Men’s volleyball takes down Cal Baptist in five sets

Twenty points into the fifth set and UCLA men’s volleyball finally went the distance. The No. 6 Bruins (17-7, 10-6 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) defeated the Cal Baptist Lancers (7-19, 2-14) in a back-and-forth match by set scores of 25-23, 23-25, 25-15, 23-25 and 20-18. Read more...

Photo: Junior outside hitter Jake Arnitz posted a season-high 21 kills as he helped lead UCLA to a 3-2 victory over Cal Baptist on Saturday. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Junior outside hitter Jake Arnitz posted a season-high 21 kills as he helped lead UCLA to a 3-2 victory over Cal Baptist on Saturday. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)




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