Sunday, September 23


Sophomore Kamila Tan said she is excited to face her former teammate in the No. 1 doubles matchup against Florida State. (Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA sand volleyball player faces former partner

As sophomore sand volleyball player Kamila Tan stares across the net during this Friday’s match, she will likely meet the eyes of a girl who’s all too familiar. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Kamila Tan said she is excited to face her former teammate in the No. 1 doubles matchup against Florida State. (Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin staff)

Sophomore Kamila Tan said she is excited to face her former teammate in the No. 1 doubles matchup against Florida State. (Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin staff)

Sophomore Rachel Inouye (shown here) and her doubles partner, sophomore Karly Drolson, have won all of their matches this season. (Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA sand volleyball wins competition despite elements

The conditions for UCLA sand volleyball were less than ideal, but the same could not be said of the results. There was the hard-packed sand to contend with, an element that played to the advantages of jump-lenient players, while serving as a disadvantage to a “ball-control team,” which is how coach Stein Metzger described his team. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Rachel Inouye (shown here) and her doubles partner, sophomore Karly Drolson, have won all of their matches this season. (Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin staff)

Sophomore Rachel Inouye (shown here) and her doubles partner, sophomore Karly Drolson, have won all of their matches this season. (Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin staff)

Sophomore Karly Drolson and teammate Rachel Inouye won their opening match in straight sets as part of UCLA's 3-2 win over Cal State Northridge Thursday. (Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin)

Sand volleyball wins match against Cal State Northridge

Though the faces may be new and the court may be different, the UCLA sand volleyball team looked right at home Thursday as the Bruins defeated the Cal State Northridge Matadors 3-2 in their first match of the season. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Karly Drolson and teammate Rachel Inouye won their opening match in straight sets as part of UCLA's 3-2 win over Cal State Northridge Thursday. (Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Karly Drolson and teammate Rachel Inouye won their opening match in straight sets as part of UCLA's 3-2 win over Cal State Northridge Thursday. (Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin)

Junior Zoë Nightingale said this year, the second season of the sand volleyball program, has been a much smoother transition to the sand for the indoor players as compared to last year. (Courtesy of Don Liebig/ASUCLA)

UCLA sand volleyball to start off season against CSU Northridge

On the first official day of UCLA sand volleyball practice, then-sophomore Zoë Nightingale felt out of place, her feet buried in sand, the number of teammates by her side reduced from five to one. Read more...

Photo: Junior Zoë Nightingale said this year, the second season of the sand volleyball program, has been a much smoother transition to the sand for the indoor players as compared to last year. (Courtesy of Don Liebig/ASUCLA)

Junior Zoë Nightingale said this year, the second season of the sand volleyball program, has been a much smoother transition to the sand for the indoor players as compared to last year. (Courtesy of Don Liebig/ASUCLA)




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