Monday, November 20

Alumnus Avery Anderson returns to UCLA after more than two decades, not as an athlete, but as the new director track and field. (Juliette Le Saint/Illustrations director)
Alumnus Avery Anderson returns to UCLA after more than two decades, not as an athlete, but as the new director track and field. (Juliette Le Saint/Illustrations director)

Junior Misana Viltz is the first Bruin on the UCLA men's team to advance to nationals in the 110-meter hurdles since 2006. His semifinal heat is Wednesday afternoon, one of four opening-day events for UCLA track and field. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA athletes head to Oregon for NCAA track and field championships

It’s called “historic” Hayward Field for a reason. The most renowned oval in the United States has witnessed dozens of world records, has hosted the past three Olympic Trials and the past four NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, and has helped garner Eugene, Oregon the title of “Track Town, USA.” This weekend, the best collegiate track and field athletes from around the country will once again descend on the University of Oregon to compete for the last time in the 2017 NCAA outdoor season. Read more...

Junior Misana Viltz is the first Bruin on the UCLA men's team to advance to nationals in the 110-meter hurdles since 2006. His semifinal heat is Wednesday afternoon, one of four opening-day events for UCLA track and field. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

With Cutino Award winner Garrett Danner set to graduate, redshirt sophomore Alex Wolf is slated to be the next goalkeeper for the UCLA men's water polo program. (Daily Bruin file photo)
With Cutino Award winner Garrett Danner set to graduate, redshirt sophomore Alex Wolf is slated to be the next goalkeeper for the UCLA men's water polo program. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Freshman gymnast and Olympic gold medalist Kyla Ross earned first-team All-American honors on uneven bars and balance beam in her first season. She also led the Bruins with four perfect 10s.
 (MacKenzie Possee/Assistant Photo editor)
Freshman gymnast and Olympic gold medalist Kyla Ross earned first-team All-American honors on uneven bars and balance beam in her first season. She also led the Bruins with four perfect 10s.
 (MacKenzie Possee/Assistant Photo editor)

Senior Darnell Roberson combined his efforts with three other Bruins this weekend in the 4x100 meter relay. Together they managed the ninth-fastest 4x1 time in UCLA history. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Senior Darnell Roberson combined his efforts with three other Bruins this weekend in the 4x100 meter relay. Together they managed the ninth-fastest 4x1 time in UCLA history. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Junior pole vaulter Elleyse Garrett is one of two women's pole vaulters on UCLA track and field who have made the NCAA Western Regional for the second year in a row. The top 12 move on to the national NCAA meet, and Garrett is entered as the 17th seed.  (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)
Junior pole vaulter Elleyse Garrett is one of two women's pole vaulters on UCLA track and field who have made the NCAA Western Regional for the second year in a row. The top 12 move on to the national NCAA meet, and Garrett is entered as the 17th seed.  (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Despite USC winning two national championships and closing the overall championship gap, senior guard Bryce Alford and the men's basketball team helped the Bruins clinch the Crosstown Cup, contributing two wins over USC during the 2016-2017 season. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA secures Crosstown Cup win over USC after decisive weekend

The annual all-sport trophy for the rivalry between UCLA and USC has been decided for the 2016-2017 year. Though the final score could change depending how postseason baseball works out, the Bruins have surpassed the SoCal BMW Crosstown Cup clinch threshold by five points after this weekend eliminated potential matches between both schools’ women’s water polo teams and women’s tennis teams. Read more...

Despite USC winning two national championships and closing the overall championship gap, senior guard Bryce Alford and the men's basketball team helped the Bruins clinch the Crosstown Cup, contributing two wins over USC during the 2016-2017 season. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)


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