January 11, 12:24 am
With a number of new sports starting up in the coming weeks, the Daily Bruin’s Sports editors present their picks for who could be UCLA’s most exciting winter/spring athlete. Read more...
January 10, 12:32 am
The last time UCLA men’s volleyball faced UC Irvine, the Anteaters ended the Bruins’ 2017 season in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation quarterfinals.
No. 3 UCLA (3-0) will host No. Read more...
Photo: The UCLA Bruins will take on the UC Irvine Anteaters on Wednesday night. UC Irvine ended UCLA's season last year in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation quarterfinals. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)
January 9, 9:28 am
Melissa Zhang, Assistant Sports editor
No. 3 UCLA (3-0) is currently the highest ranked MPSF team in the NCAA, coming in behind Ohio State (1-0) and Long Beach State (4-0). Read more...
Photo: The Bruins came into this season projected to win the Pac-12 and are ranked fifth nationally. The No. 4 Utes kicked off their season with a win over Brigham Young behind standout performances from Mykayla Skinner and MaKenna Merrell-Giles. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)
January 9, 9:22 am
No. 4 UCLA men’s volleyball returns all but two members of its starting lineup from last year.
But the 2018 Bruins, who swept their first three matches of the season, will no longer run a 6-2 offense like they did last year. Read more...
Photo: Junior setter Micah Ma'a will be the lone starting setter for the Bruins this year. Ma'a previously ran a 6-2 offense alongside Hagen Smith, but will now transition to a 5-1 offense this season. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)
January 7, 1:22 pm
UCLA men’s volleyball rolled through the Wooden Classic this weekend without dropping a single set.
The No. 4 Bruins (3-0) took down the King University Tornado (1-2) in straight sets Friday, and swept the McKendree University Bearcats (0-4) the following night. Read more...
Photo: Senior outside hitter Jake Arnitz led the Bruins offensively both Friday and Saturday night. Arnitz was voted a preseason All-American, along with junior setter Micah Ma’a. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)
January 4, 9:02 pm
UCLA men’s volleyball opened its season with a sweep over New Jersey Institute of Technology on Wednesday night.
The No. 4 Bruins (1-0, 0-0 MPSF) are ranked second in the preseason MPSF Coaches’ Poll and fourth in the AVCA preseason poll, returning a number of their starters like senior outside hitter and two-time second-team AVCA All-American Jake Arnitz, senior outside hitter/libero JT Hatch and junior setter Micah Ma’a. Read more...
Photo: Senior opposite hitter Christian Hessenauer led the Bruins in kills during Wednesday's season opener, notching 12 kills in the win over NJIT.
(Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)