Friday, August 17

After trailing by 34 points, former UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen led the Bruins to a comeback victory over the Texas A&M Aggies in the first game of the season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Favorite Moments: Daily Bruin Sports picks top eight moments from 2017-2018 seasons

UCLA Athletics had an eventful year, winning multiple national championships and staging several miraculous comebacks. Looking back on the year that was, the Daily Bruin Sports staff got together and picked eight of the Bruins’ most memorable moments of the year. Read more...

Photo: After trailing by 34 points, former UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen led the Bruins to a comeback victory over the Texas A&M Aggies in the first game of the season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

After trailing by 34 points, former UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen led the Bruins to a comeback victory over the Texas A&M Aggies in the first game of the season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Coach Stein Metzger and volunteer assistant coach Jeff Alzina celebrate UCLA's beach volley's first NCAA title in Gulf Shores, Alabama. The two led the Bruins to a Pac-12 title and a national championship after losing both last season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

$1M alumnus donation serves beach volleyball team with new courts

UCLA beach volleyball gave UCLA athletics its 116th NCAA title – tying the most of any school in the nation. Now, the athletics department is giving the team something too – new beach volleyball courts. Read more...

Photo: Coach Stein Metzger and volunteer assistant coach Jeff Alzina celebrate UCLA's beach volley's first NCAA title in Gulf Shores, Alabama. The two led the Bruins to a Pac-12 title and a national championship after losing both last season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Coach Stein Metzger and volunteer assistant coach Jeff Alzina celebrate UCLA's beach volley's first NCAA title in Gulf Shores, Alabama. The two led the Bruins to a Pac-12 title and a national championship after losing both last season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The McNamara sisters led the Bruins to the program’s first national title and the 117th NCAA championship for UCLA. The pair posted a 35-7 overall record on court one this season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

McNamara twins compete in first professional beach volleyball tournament

The McNamara sisters kissed the Bruins’ first beach volleyball NCAA trophy, then hopped on an 18-hour flight to compete in their first professional tournament. “Playing in high-pressure games halfway across the world was just a great experience,” said junior Nicole McNamara. Read more...

Photo: The McNamara sisters led the Bruins to the program’s first national title and the 117th NCAA championship for UCLA. The pair posted a 35-7 overall record on court one this season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The McNamara sisters led the Bruins to the program’s first national title and the 117th NCAA championship for UCLA. The pair posted a 35-7 overall record on court one this season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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The Rundown: May 10

Men’s basketball Sam Connon, Daily Bruin reporter The Bruins now have the top 2019 recruiting class in the conference. Jaime Jaquez, a four-star shooting guard from Camarillo, California, verbally committed to UCLA men’s basketball Tuesday afternoon on Twitter. Read more...

Photo: (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

(Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

Junior Izzy Carey and freshman Megan Muret put the Bruins on the board in the NCAA championship with a three-set win on court five. Both players will return to the lineup next season as UCLA aims for another title. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA beach volleyball brings home NCAA title after mini golf outing

The UCLA beach volleyball team received a group text Friday night after falling to Florida State on opening day of the NCAA championship weekend. “Go shower,” coach Stein Metzger wrote. Read more...

Photo: Junior Izzy Carey and freshman Megan Muret put the Bruins on the board in the NCAA championship with a three-set win on court five. Both players will return to the lineup next season as UCLA aims for another title. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior Izzy Carey and freshman Megan Muret put the Bruins on the board in the NCAA championship with a three-set win on court five. Both players will return to the lineup next season as UCLA aims for another title. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Bruins claimed the program’s first national title with a win over Florida State. This marks UCLA’s 116th NCAA championship in school history. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)

Beach volleyball defeats Florida State, gains program’s first NCAA title

In 2007, Stein Metzger and his partner battled through eight-straight matches in the elimination bracket to win the Association of Volleyball Professionals beach volleyball title. Fast forward 11 years – Metzger has now done it as a coach. Read more...

Photo: The Bruins claimed the program’s first national title with a win over Florida State. This marks UCLA’s 116th NCAA championship in school history. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)

The Bruins claimed the program’s first national title with a win over Florida State. This marks UCLA’s 116th NCAA championship in school history. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)


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