Sunday, June 25

Bruin volleyball seniors get ball rolling into new stages of life

Following the conclusion of the men's volleyball season, seniors Hagen Smith and Jackson Bantle decided to hit the sand and compete in the USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach Championships. The duo placed second in the tournament despite rarely having paired up in the past.
(Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Following the conclusion of the men's volleyball season, seniors Hagen Smith and Jackson Bantle decided to hit the sand and compete in the USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach Championships. The duo placed second in the tournament despite rarely having paired up in the past. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

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It’s time for Jackson Bantle and Hagen Smith to get out of California. The two volleyball seniors have always called Southern California home and have attended school together in Los Angeles for 17 years.


Former Bruin point guard Lonzo Ball led UCLA men's basketball to a 31-5 record in his only season in Westwood. He was the second overall pick at the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday night, selected by the Los Angeles Lakers. 
(Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Former Bruin point guard Lonzo Ball led UCLA men's basketball to a 31-5 record in his only season in Westwood. He was the second overall pick at the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday night, selected by the Los Angeles Lakers. 
(Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Brandon Brooks never won an NCAA title as coach of the women's water polo team. UCLA announced that he'll be stepping down Thursday. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)
Brandon Brooks never won an NCAA title as coach of the women's water polo team. UCLA announced that he'll be stepping down Thursday. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Junior Friday starter Griffin Canning was the first of six Bruins off the board at this year's MLB draft. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)
Junior Friday starter Griffin Canning was the first of six Bruins off the board at this year's MLB draft. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

UCLA had not sent so many athletes to the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships since 2004. There were 14 Bruins who competed, but a first-place finish evaded all of them. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)
UCLA had not sent so many athletes to the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships since 2004. There were 14 Bruins who competed, but a first-place finish evaded all of them. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

(Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)
(Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

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