Friday, October 19


UCLA's Katy Campbell was less than a second away from qualifying for the finals in the 400-meter freestyle. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Bruin swimmers compete in Olympic Trials, sink below preliminaries

This past week, the country’s best swimmers converged on Omaha, Nebraska, for the U.S. Swimming Olympic Trials. UCLA had its share of representatives, as 12 past, present and future Bruins threw their hats in the ring against some of the world’s most successful swimmers, some of whom are planning on adding to an already impressive list of Olympic medals. Read more...

Photo: UCLA's Katy Campbell was less than a second away from qualifying for the finals in the 400-meter freestyle. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA's Katy Campbell was less than a second away from qualifying for the finals in the 400-meter freestyle. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA softball captured the 12th seed in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday. The Bruins now are on the table to host a regional as they face CSU Bakersfield on Friday. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

The Rundown: May 17

Softball UCLA’s softball team earned the 12th seed in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday. By receiving a top-16 spot, the Bruins earn the opportunity to host a regional. Read more...

Photo: UCLA softball captured the 12th seed in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday. The Bruins now are on the table to host a regional as they face CSU Bakersfield on Friday. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

UCLA softball captured the 12th seed in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday. The Bruins now are on the table to host a regional as they face CSU Bakersfield on Friday. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)


Freshman Nicole McNamara, along with her twin Megan, defeated an opposing Arizona twin duo to advance in the Pac-12 tournament. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Beach volleyball earns win over Arizona in Pac-12 quarterfinal

The Pac-12 championship quarterfinal had huge implications for UCLA beach volleyball Saturday, as Arizona was hot on the Bruins’ tail for a coveted spot at the national championship in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Read more...

Photo: Freshman Nicole McNamara, along with her twin Megan, defeated an opposing Arizona twin duo to advance in the Pac-12 tournament. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman Nicole McNamara, along with her twin Megan, defeated an opposing Arizona twin duo to advance in the Pac-12 tournament. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore Elise Zappia helped the Bruins to a pair of wins Wednesday, as the Bruins took down Cal State Northridge and Loyola Marymount. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Beach volleyball dominates on path to Pac-12 playoffs

This week’s games for No. 4 UCLA beach volleyball (17-4) were about taking care of business. With the Pac-12 playoffs on the horizon and the Bruins having already run a gauntlet of sorts against then-No. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Elise Zappia helped the Bruins to a pair of wins Wednesday, as the Bruins took down Cal State Northridge and Loyola Marymount. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore Elise Zappia helped the Bruins to a pair of wins Wednesday, as the Bruins took down Cal State Northridge and Loyola Marymount. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior Julie Consani and junior Laurel Weaver attributed the team’s recent success to practices at the beach in addition to those at Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Beach volleyball coach shares secret to team’s success

UCLA beach volleyball has had to weather a lot. Most recently, it was a rainy weekend away from the friendly confines of Sunset Canyon Recreation Center, but the team responded just as it had all year, looking like a team that had seen those things before. Read more...

Photo: Senior Julie Consani and junior Laurel Weaver attributed the team’s recent success to practices at the beach in addition to those at Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior Julie Consani and junior Laurel Weaver attributed the team’s recent success to practices at the beach in addition to those at Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)