Thursday, May 25

Sprinter Leon Powell ran identical times with sophomore Rai Benjamin in the 60-meter dash this weekend in New York, but the junior beat him out for third place. Even without its full track and field fleet, UCLA took third place as a team at the Columbia East/West Challenge. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Track and field takes third place overall at Columbia East-West Challenge

Less than a third of the UCLA track and field team made the trip to the Columbia East-West Challenge this weekend. But despite the lack of bodies on the track and going against stiff competition from Oregon, UCLA still locked up a third-place finish at the Armory Track and Field Center in New York. Read more...

Photo: Sprinter Leon Powell ran identical times with sophomore Rai Benjamin in the 60-meter dash this weekend in New York, but the junior beat him out for third place. Even without its full track and field fleet, UCLA took third place as a team at the Columbia East/West Challenge. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Sprinter Leon Powell ran identical times with sophomore Rai Benjamin in the 60-meter dash this weekend in New York, but the junior beat him out for third place. Even without its full track and field fleet, UCLA took third place as a team at the Columbia East/West Challenge. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Torrey Van Winden had a huge game the last time the Bruins played the Ducks. In the October matchup, the freshman pin hitter came up with 19 kills, a mark she's only matched one other time this season, against Stanford. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Women’s volleyball seeks second victory over fierce Oregon offense

With only three matches left in the regular season, the Bruins will finish off a tough pair of games sandwiched between rivalry matches against Stanford and USC. Read more...

Photo: Torrey Van Winden had a huge game the last time the Bruins played the Ducks. In the October matchup, the freshman pin hitter came up with 19 kills, a mark she's only matched one other time this season, against Stanford. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Torrey Van Winden had a huge game the last time the Bruins played the Ducks. In the October matchup, the freshman pin hitter came up with 19 kills, a mark she's only matched one other time this season, against Stanford. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Jennie Frager came up with a strong match when UCLA women's volleyball visited Oregon State earlier this season. The senior middle blocker had seven kills and five blocks. (Shelby Scoggins/Daily Bruin)

Women’s volleyball prepares to face unranked Oregon State

UCLA women’s volleyball beat No. 12 Stanford in five sets on Saturday and will play No. 19 Oregon – who took UCLA to five earlier this season – on Friday. Read more...

Photo: Jennie Frager came up with a strong match when UCLA women's volleyball visited Oregon State earlier this season. The senior middle blocker had seven kills and five blocks. (Shelby Scoggins/Daily Bruin)

Jennie Frager came up with a strong match when UCLA women's volleyball visited Oregon State earlier this season. The senior middle blocker had seven kills and five blocks. (Shelby Scoggins/Daily Bruin)

Jordan Anderson will face a difficult task this Saturday against Stanford's blockers. The senior outside hitter said she was focusing on hitting high hands this week in practice. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Women’s volleyball to resist Stanford comeback with new formation

Last time UCLA women’s volleyball played Stanford, the Cardinal didn’t have Pac-12′s best blocker – Inky Ajanaku – and the Bruins won in four sets. “People say that we got off easy beating Stanford last time, and I want to prove they we can give them a run for their money with Inky back,” said senior outside hitter Jordan Anderson. Read more...

Photo: Jordan Anderson will face a difficult task this Saturday against Stanford's blockers. The senior outside hitter said she was focusing on hitting high hands this week in practice. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Jordan Anderson will face a difficult task this Saturday against Stanford's blockers. The senior outside hitter said she was focusing on hitting high hands this week in practice. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)


Haley Lawless hasn't played much this season, but her role on the team is a little more clear after last weekend. The redshirt senior's blocking ability makes her a valuable player for the Bruins going forward. (Sihui Song/Daily Bruin)

Women’s volleyball earns two victories with return of Haley Lawless

Haley Lawless has come up big for the No. 9 UCLA women’s volleyball in its last two wins. Literally. “She’s so big out there,” said coach Michael Sealy of his 6-foot-3 redshirt senior opposite. Read more...

Photo: Haley Lawless hasn't played much this season, but her role on the team is a little more clear after last weekend. The redshirt senior's blocking ability makes her a valuable player for the Bruins going forward. (Sihui Song/Daily Bruin)

Haley Lawless hasn't played much this season, but her role on the team is a little more clear after last weekend. The redshirt senior's blocking ability makes her a valuable player for the Bruins going forward. (Sihui Song/Daily Bruin)

Reily Buechler tied for the team lead in kills Saturday with 17. The junior outside hitter only committed two errors and finished with a hitting percentage of .395 (Shelby Scoggins/Daily Bruin)

Women’s volleyball sweeps Utes for second time this season

UCLA women’s volleyball had already swept Utah on the road, but after a five-set match Friday night, coach Michael Sealy wasn’t going to take Saturday’s match lightly. Read more...

Photo: Reily Buechler tied for the team lead in kills Saturday with 17. The junior outside hitter only committed two errors and finished with a hitting percentage of .395 (Shelby Scoggins/Daily Bruin)

Reily Buechler tied for the team lead in kills Saturday with 17. The junior outside hitter only committed two errors and finished with a hitting percentage of .395 (Shelby Scoggins/Daily Bruin)


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