Friday, November 15

Sarah Sponcil graduated from UCLA beach volleyball in June and has now started competing for a spot in the 2020 Olympics. Sponcil and partner Kelly Claes placed ninth in the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships, and their run included an upset of the No. 1 seed. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)
Sarah Sponcil graduated from UCLA beach volleyball in June and has now started competing for a spot in the 2020 Olympics. Sponcil and partner Kelly Claes placed ninth in the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships, and their run included an upset of the No. 1 seed. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Sarah Sponcil was a court-two regular for UCLA beach volleyball, winning two national titles in her time as a Bruin. Sponcil has now partnered with USC graduate Kelly Claes to represent the U.S. in a series of Olympic qualifiers. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)
Sarah Sponcil was a court-two regular for UCLA beach volleyball, winning two national titles in her time as a Bruin. Sponcil has now partnered with USC graduate Kelly Claes to represent the U.S. in a series of Olympic qualifiers. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

UCLA football redshirt junior running back Josh Kelley led the Bruins with 12 touchdowns and 1,243 yards on the ground (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor).
UCLA football redshirt junior running back Josh Kelley led the Bruins with 12 touchdowns and 1,243 yards on the ground (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor).

(Cody Wilson/Daily Bruin)
(Cody Wilson/Daily Bruin)

UCLA beach volleyball senior Izzy Carey will graduate as the winningest player in program history with a 123-25 record. Carey went 36-2 in 2019, playing primarily on court five with freshman Lindsey Sparks. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Senior signoffs: Izzy Carey looks back at athletic success and strength of sports camaraderie

When I was going through the volleyball recruiting process in high school, UCLA was the last school I looked at. I wanted to go to a school away from my hometown of Westlake Village, California, but I remember emailing UCLA beach volleyball coach Stein Metzger a video of me playing because I figured I might as well check UCLA out. Read more...

UCLA beach volleyball senior Izzy Carey will graduate as the winningest player in program history with a 123-25 record. Carey went 36-2 in 2019, playing primarily on court five with freshman Lindsey Sparks. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Senior Sarah Sponcil competed alongside Kelly Claes representing Team USA in a 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in Jinjiang, China. The pair finished fifth in the tournament and will next compete in a FIVB tournament in Hamburg, Germany next month. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)
Senior Sarah Sponcil competed alongside Kelly Claes representing Team USA in a 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in Jinjiang, China. The pair finished fifth in the tournament and will next compete in a FIVB tournament in Hamburg, Germany next month. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

(Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)
(Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)


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