Sunday, February 18



Sophomore Mackenzie McDonald was able to bounce back from a poor performance against Pepperdine University to beat his Texas Tech University opponent 6-0, 6-3. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin)

UCLA men’s tennis qualifies for ITA indoor championship

He didn’t scream, pump his fist or beat his chest. As Karue Sell walked to the net to shake his opponent’s hand, all he did was throw his head back and laugh. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Mackenzie McDonald was able to bounce back from a poor performance against Pepperdine University to beat his Texas Tech University opponent 6-0, 6-3. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Mackenzie McDonald was able to bounce back from a poor performance against Pepperdine University to beat his Texas Tech University opponent 6-0, 6-3. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin)


Senior Dennis Mkrtchian showed his resilience this weekend, battling back from deficits on multiple occasions in the Sherwood Collegiate Cup. Mkrtchian's run eventually ended in a straight-set loss in the singles final. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin)

Dennis Mkrtchian battles his way to the final of Sherwood Cup

“Why not?” That’s what popped into Dennis Mkrtchian’s head as he sprinted across the court to save the match. The unseeded UCLA men’s tennis senior had already battled back from behind in both of the first two rounds of the Sherwood Collegiate Cup. Read more...

Photo: Senior Dennis Mkrtchian showed his resilience this weekend, battling back from deficits on multiple occasions in the Sherwood Collegiate Cup. Mkrtchian's run eventually ended in a straight-set loss in the singles final. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin)

Senior Dennis Mkrtchian showed his resilience this weekend, battling back from deficits on multiple occasions in the Sherwood Collegiate Cup. Mkrtchian's run eventually ended in a straight-set loss in the singles final. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin)

Although freshman Austin Rapp's height has made him a naturally powerful server, UCLA men's tennis coach Billy Martin said Rapp needs to continue working on his groundstroke and volleys in order to complete his dream of becoming one of the best college tennis players.  (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin)

Nationally ranked freshman shows promise for upcoming tennis season

Austin Rapp didn’t start playing tennis until third grade. But he quickly fell in love. “Once I started playing tournaments and started winning some matches – I’ve always loved winning, no matter what it is,” Rapp said. Read more...

Photo: Although freshman Austin Rapp's height has made him a naturally powerful server, UCLA men's tennis coach Billy Martin said Rapp needs to continue working on his groundstroke and volleys in order to complete his dream of becoming one of the best college tennis players. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin)

Although freshman Austin Rapp's height has made him a naturally powerful server, UCLA men's tennis coach Billy Martin said Rapp needs to continue working on his groundstroke and volleys in order to complete his dream of becoming one of the best college tennis players.  (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin)

Wenjing Toh, fourth-year economics and global studies student, and the women's club rugby team held its annual Prom Dress Rugby game on Monday to promote the team and the sport. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)

Bruins hold seventh annual Prom Dress Rugby game

The average girl does not accessorize her prom dress with a mouthpiece. But members of the women’s club rugby team did just that on Monday, sporting flamboyant gowns as they participated in the club’s seventh annual Prom Dress Rugby game, an intra-squad challenge designed to promote the team and the sport. Read more...

Photo: Wenjing Toh, fourth-year economics and global studies student, and the women's club rugby team held its annual Prom Dress Rugby game on Monday to promote the team and the sport. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)

Wenjing Toh, fourth-year economics and global studies student, and the women's club rugby team held its annual Prom Dress Rugby game on Monday to promote the team and the sport. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)


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