Wednesday, April 24


Junior diver Montana Monahan (left) and freshman diver Ciara Monahan (right) are sisters on the UCLA dive team. The Monahan sisters picked up the sport of diving together after moving from the East Coast to home in Burbank that came with a swimming pool and a diving board. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Diving deepens sibling bond

Friends, teammates, competitors, sisters. UCLA swim and dive team members Montana and Ciara Monahan are all of those things to each other. They’ve never known life to be any other way. Read more...

Photo: Junior diver Montana Monahan (left) and freshman diver Ciara Monahan (right) are sisters on the UCLA dive team. The Monahan sisters picked up the sport of diving together after moving from the East Coast to home in Burbank that came with a swimming pool and a diving board. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior diver Montana Monahan (left) and freshman diver Ciara Monahan (right) are sisters on the UCLA dive team. The Monahan sisters picked up the sport of diving together after moving from the East Coast to home in Burbank that came with a swimming pool and a diving board. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Sophomore Madison White said UCLA swim and dive has reached the turning point of its year  – championship season. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin)

UCLA swim and dive shifts focus to season’s final lap

With postseason play less than a month away, UCLA swim and dive is preparing to change course. What began as a season filled with invitationals and blowout victories in dual meets has now transitioned into one with much stiffer competition. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Madison White said UCLA swim and dive has reached the turning point of its year – championship season. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Madison White said UCLA swim and dive has reached the turning point of its year  – championship season. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Annika Lenz placed fourth at the Bruin Diving Invitational, the highest individual finish of a Bruin diver at the event. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin)

In different events and locations, UCLA’s swim and dive teams excel

Four days. Two competitions. One team. This past weekend, the No. 13 UCLA swim and dive team competed in two separate meets. While the swimmers traveled to Oregon State, the divers remained on campus to host the Bruin Diving Invitational at the Spieker Aquatics Center from Saturday to Monday. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Annika Lenz placed fourth at the Bruin Diving Invitational, the highest individual finish of a Bruin diver at the event. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Annika Lenz placed fourth at the Bruin Diving Invitational, the highest individual finish of a Bruin diver at the event. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin)


For swimmer Taylor Carlson and the other seniors on the UCLA swim and dive team, this weekend marks the final home meet at Spieker Aquatics Center. (Max Himmelrich/Daily Bruin)

UCLA swim and dive returns to finish season after intense winter conditioning

Stepping into the second half of their season, seniors on the UCLA swim and dive team are beginning to face a series of lasts. This weekend will be no different as the Bruins go into their last home meet of the season at the Spieker Aquatics Center. Read more...

Photo: For swimmer Taylor Carlson and the other seniors on the UCLA swim and dive team, this weekend marks the final home meet at Spieker Aquatics Center. (Max Himmelrich/Daily Bruin)

For swimmer Taylor Carlson and the other seniors on the UCLA swim and dive team, this weekend marks the final home meet at Spieker Aquatics Center. (Max Himmelrich/Daily Bruin)