Thursday, April 19

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)

The Pac-12 is now in the middle of intraconference play, and three of the nations top five teams come from the Bruins' home conference. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)
The Pac-12 is now in the middle of intraconference play, and three of the nations top five teams come from the Bruins' home conference. (Alice Naland/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)

Pauline Tratz will be competing in her first NCAA regional this weekend. The freshman was named to the All Pac-12 second team for floor exercise this season. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)
Pauline Tratz will be competing in her first NCAA regional this weekend. The freshman was named to the All Pac-12 second team for floor exercise this season. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Katelyn Ohashi was named the Pac-12 Specialist of the Year and earned first team All Pac-12 honors for floor exercise and balance beam. The junior scored three perfect 10s on floor exercise and posted a season-high of 9.975 on balance beam. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)
Katelyn Ohashi was named the Pac-12 Specialist of the Year and earned first team All Pac-12 honors for floor exercise and balance beam. The junior scored three perfect 10s on floor exercise and posted a season-high of 9.975 on balance beam. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Sophomore Kyla Ross scored a 39.675 to become the Pac-12 all-around co-champion in the Bruins' Pac-12 championship victory. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)
Sophomore Kyla Ross scored a 39.675 to become the Pac-12 all-around co-champion in the Bruins' Pac-12 championship victory. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt senior Peng-Peng Lee scored a 9.950 on balance beam in her last ever routine in Pauley Pavilion on Tuesday night. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin contributor)
Redshirt senior Peng-Peng Lee scored a 9.950 on balance beam in her last ever routine in Pauley Pavilion on Tuesday night. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin contributor)


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