Wednesday, June 20

UCLA gymnastics scored 49.500 on uneven bars and won its NCAA regional. The Bruins will compete in the semifinals of the NCAA Gymnastics Championships on Friday and will attempt to qualify for the Super Six, which will take place on Saturday. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin Photo editor)
UCLA gymnastics scored 49.500 on uneven bars and won its NCAA regional. The Bruins will compete in the semifinals of the NCAA Gymnastics Championships on Friday and will attempt to qualify for the Super Six, which will take place on Saturday. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin Photo editor)

After having shoulder surgery less than a year ago, sophomore Madison Kocian competed in three events at the NCAA regional meet and doesn't show signs of slowing down as the semifinal approaches. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)
After having shoulder surgery less than a year ago, sophomore Madison Kocian competed in three events at the NCAA regional meet and doesn't show signs of slowing down as the semifinal approaches. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Madison Kocian competed on three events in the Bruins' NCAA regionals victory. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

UCLA gymnastics comes out on top in NCAA regional, advances to semifinals

All season, Coach Valorie Kondos Field has been looking for one thing from her team – four good events in a single meet. During the last practice before traveling to Columbus, Ohio, for the NCAA regionals, Kondos Field said the 198.250 at the final home meet of the season against San Jose State – UCLA’s best team score in 14 years – failed to hit that expectation. Read more...

Sophomore Madison Kocian competed on three events in the Bruins' NCAA regionals victory. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Peng-Peng Lee led the Bruins with two perfect scores on balance beam and the uneven bars. After Sunday's meet, the redshirt senior has seven perfect 10 scores on her career. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)
Peng-Peng Lee led the Bruins with two perfect scores on balance beam and the uneven bars. After Sunday's meet, the redshirt senior has seven perfect 10 scores on her career. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

During part of her floor exercise routine, Gracie Kramer makes the motions of making it rain. The sophomore stumbled last season but has scored a career-high 9.95 on the event this year. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)
During part of her floor exercise routine, Gracie Kramer makes the motions of making it rain. The sophomore stumbled last season but has scored a career-high 9.95 on the event this year. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore Madison Kocian opened up the balance beam rotation tied for the lowest score on the team. Though the rest of the team was able to pick up the slack, Kocian said she believes they have room for improvement.  (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Sophomore Madison Kocian opened up the balance beam rotation tied for the lowest score on the team. Though the rest of the team was able to pick up the slack, Kocian said she believes they have room for improvement.  (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior Katelyn Ohashi scored a perfect 10 on floor exercise in No. 3 UCLA's win over No. 8 Oregon State. The Bruins posted a season-high score of 198.075, their first score over 198 of the season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Junior Katelyn Ohashi scored a perfect 10 on floor exercise in No. 3 UCLA's win over No. 8 Oregon State. The Bruins posted a season-high score of 198.075, their first score over 198 of the season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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