Sunday, September 22

Freshman Megan McNamara (pictured), the Pac-12 Freshman of the Year, and her twin Nicole McNamara became the first all-freshman team to be named AVCA Collegiate Beach All-Americans. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Beach volleyball twins are first all-freshman pair named All-Americans

UCLA beach volleyball came in third at the NCAA Tournament last weekend, but the future is bright with a pair of freshmen finishing their first season as All-Americans. Read more...

Photo: Freshman Megan McNamara (pictured), the Pac-12 Freshman of the Year, and her twin Nicole McNamara became the first all-freshman team to be named AVCA Collegiate Beach All-Americans. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman Megan McNamara (pictured), the Pac-12 Freshman of the Year, and her twin Nicole McNamara became the first all-freshman team to be named AVCA Collegiate Beach All-Americans. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior Kamila Tan and the UCLA beach volleyball team had a rough first day, losing to No. 5 Hawai'i, but managed to finish in third place in the double elimination tournament. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Beach volleyball takes third at NCAAs, shifts focus to next season

GULF SHORES, Ala. – Nobody goes to a national championship wanting to finish in third place. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be considered an achievement. Read more...

Photo: Senior Kamila Tan and the UCLA beach volleyball team had a rough first day, losing to No. 5 Hawai'i, but managed to finish in third place in the double elimination tournament. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior Kamila Tan and the UCLA beach volleyball team had a rough first day, losing to No. 5 Hawai'i, but managed to finish in third place in the double elimination tournament. (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)

Roommates remain close despite beach volleyball crosstown rivalry

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. Read more...

Photo: 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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