Friday, November 16

Junior Mackie McDonald became the first player in UCLA history to win both the tennis singles and doubles championships in the same year after upsetting Ohio State’s No. 1-ranked Mikael Torpegaard. (Courtesy of NCAA)

McDonald first Bruin to claim singles, doubles titles in the same year

Junior Mackenzie McDonald lifted his fist in the air, tilting his head back after two resounding victories. McDonald claimed both the singles and doubles championship titles at the 2016 Division I Men’s Tennis Championship Monday afternoon in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Read more...

Photo: Junior Mackie McDonald became the first player in UCLA history to win both the tennis singles and doubles championships in the same year after upsetting Ohio State’s No. 1-ranked Mikael Torpegaard. (Courtesy of NCAA)

Junior Mackie McDonald became the first player in UCLA history to win both the tennis singles and doubles championships in the same year after upsetting Ohio State’s No. 1-ranked Mikael Torpegaard. (Courtesy of NCAA)

Sophomore Martin Redlicki (left) and junior Mackie McDonald (right) captured UCLA men's tennis' 11th doubles championship Monday, defeating Texas A&M's Arthur Rinderknech and Jackson Withrow in straight sets. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

UCLA takes both doubles and singles titles in NCAA championship

Two titles are a fitting end to a dominant display by UCLA men’s tennis. Four hours after Mackie McDonald won the NCAA Division I singles championship, the junior teamed up with sophomore Martin Redlicki to defeat Texas A&M’s Arthur Rinderknech and Jackson Withrow 6-4, 6-1 to win the NCAA Division I doubles championship. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Martin Redlicki (left) and junior Mackie McDonald (right) captured UCLA men's tennis' 11th doubles championship Monday, defeating Texas A&M's Arthur Rinderknech and Jackson Withrow in straight sets. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Martin Redlicki (left) and junior Mackie McDonald (right) captured UCLA men's tennis' 11th doubles championship Monday, defeating Texas A&M's Arthur Rinderknech and Jackson Withrow in straight sets. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

UCLA men's tennis was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I championship tournament. But the visit was an "eye-opening experience" for the writers who went to cover it. (Charlie Levin/Daily Bruin)

Press Pass: Tennis in Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. — We’re going to start by getting the bad stuff out of the way. So, let’s begin with sports. Our trip to Tulsa ended, unfortunately, as a huge athletic disappointment. Read more...

Photo: UCLA men's tennis was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I championship tournament. But the visit was an "eye-opening experience" for the writers who went to cover it. (Charlie Levin/Daily Bruin)

UCLA men's tennis was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I championship tournament. But the visit was an "eye-opening experience" for the writers who went to cover it. (Charlie Levin/Daily Bruin)

No. 22 Arizona State is one of three teams still in contention for at least a share of the Pac-12 regular season title, although it needs help from Washington this weekend. (Shelby Scoggins/Daily Bruin)

Around the League: Three Pac-12 teams in baseball title race, Stanford adds to NCAA tally

While Bruin athletes continue competing in Westwood, here’s a look at some of the biggest news from the rest of the Pac-12. Three teams left in baseball race There could be as many as three Pac-12 baseball champions this season, with Arizona State, Utah and Washington all still in the hunt as the final weekend of conference play approaches. Read more...

Photo: No. 22 Arizona State is one of three teams still in contention for at least a share of the Pac-12 regular season title, although it needs help from Washington this weekend. (Shelby Scoggins/Daily Bruin)

No. 22 Arizona State is one of three teams still in contention for at least a share of the Pac-12 regular season title, although it needs help from Washington this weekend. (Shelby Scoggins/Daily Bruin)

Adam Krikorian won eight national championships as coach of UCLA women's water polo, and he was named Pac-12 Women's Water Polo Coach of the Century. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

The Rundown: May 26

Check out a breakdown of the UCLA sports stories you might have missed this week. Adam Krikorian named Pac-12 Women’s Water Polo Coach of the Century In his 11 years as the coach of UCLA’s women’s water polo team, Adam Krikorian compiled a career 287 women’s wins and won eight national championships. Read more...

Photo: Adam Krikorian won eight national championships as coach of UCLA women's water polo, and he was named Pac-12 Women's Water Polo Coach of the Century. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Adam Krikorian won eight national championships as coach of UCLA women's water polo, and he was named Pac-12 Women's Water Polo Coach of the Century. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)


No. 2 UCLA men's tennis finished the season 25-3 after a loss to Oklahoma in the NCAA quarterfinals, but the Bruins accomplished several historic milestones. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Men’s tennis proves resilience, growth with comeback season

TULSA, Okla. — All eyes were on UCLA men’s tennis to see if it would have a comeback year after a historically disappointing season. And come back they did. Read more...

Photo: No. 2 UCLA men's tennis finished the season 25-3 after a loss to Oklahoma in the NCAA quarterfinals, but the Bruins accomplished several historic milestones. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

No. 2 UCLA men's tennis finished the season 25-3 after a loss to Oklahoma in the NCAA quarterfinals, but the Bruins accomplished several historic milestones. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)


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