Roommates remain close despite beach volleyball crosstown rivalry

USC beach volleyball player Zoë Nightingale (left) and UCLA beach volleyball senior Julie Consani (right) live together as roommates despite their allegiance to rival schools. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

USC beach volleyball player Zoë Nightingale (left) and UCLA beach volleyball senior Julie Consani (right) live together as roommates despite their allegiance to rival schools. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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It had been almost a year since her last UCLA beach volleyball practice when Zoë Nightingale returned to Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. She and fellow UCLA alumna Karsta Lowe surreptitiously watched under the cover of nearby bushes as senior Julie Consani played her last home game on UCLA’s courts.


UCLA men's volleyball's balanced offense will stand in contrast Thursday to Ohio State's two-pronged attack. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)
UCLA men's volleyball's balanced offense will stand in contrast Thursday to Ohio State's two-pronged attack. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Construction on a new basketball center has pushed the tennis teams away from playing matches at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. (Korbin Placet/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Construction on a new basketball center has pushed the tennis teams away from playing matches at the Los Angeles Tennis Center. (Korbin Placet/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior designated hitter Kort Peterson and the Bruins have an RPI of No. 73 in the nation, partly due to their .500 record and the weakness of West Coast college baseball this season. (Mackenzie Possee/Daily Bruin)
Junior designated hitter Kort Peterson and the Bruins have an RPI of No. 73 in the nation, partly due to their .500 record and the weakness of West Coast college baseball this season. (Mackenzie Possee/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt senior Ishmael Adams pleaded no contest to misdemeanor battery Wednesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Redshirt senior Ishmael Adams pleaded no contest to misdemeanor battery Wednesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA men's volleyball received a bye in the NCAA Tournament for being the No. 2 seed. (Hannah Ye/Assistant Photo editor)
UCLA men's volleyball received a bye in the NCAA Tournament for being the No. 2 seed. (Hannah Ye/Assistant Photo editor)

Despite not making it to the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation championship for the first time since 2013, UCLA was awarded an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. Along with the tournament berth, five Bruins took home All-MPSF awards including Mackenzie Barr who was the sole first-team awardee. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)
Despite not making it to the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation championship for the first time since 2013, UCLA was awarded an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. Along with the tournament berth, five Bruins took home All-MPSF awards including Mackenzie Barr who was the sole first-team awardee. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)


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