Tuesday, April 24

Elise Zappia will play her final home matches at UCLA as the Bruins take on Long Beach State and USC. The senior is currently paired with freshman Mac May this season and plays primarily on court four. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA beach volleyball to host USC, Long Beach State on Senior Day

As the lone senior consistently in the lineup, Elise Zappia will play in front of a home crowd for the last time. “I haven’t really given it much thought,” she said. Read more...

Photo: Elise Zappia will play her final home matches at UCLA as the Bruins take on Long Beach State and USC. The senior is currently paired with freshman Mac May this season and plays primarily on court four. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Elise Zappia will play her final home matches at UCLA as the Bruins take on Long Beach State and USC. The senior is currently paired with freshman Mac May this season and plays primarily on court four. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore Lily Justine and partner junior Sarah Sponcil had dropped three straight matches heading into this weekend in Miami. The duo rallied back to help UCLA sweep its final four matches at the Surf and Turf Invitational. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Beach volleyball wins its five matchups at Surf and Turf Invitational

The Bruins faced five top-20 teams this weekend and dropped only 1 point. No. 2 UCLA beach volleyball (24-3) swept No. 12 Florida International, No. 18 Florida Atlantic, No. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Lily Justine and partner junior Sarah Sponcil had dropped three straight matches heading into this weekend in Miami. The duo rallied back to help UCLA sweep its final four matches at the Surf and Turf Invitational. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore Lily Justine and partner junior Sarah Sponcil had dropped three straight matches heading into this weekend in Miami. The duo rallied back to help UCLA sweep its final four matches at the Surf and Turf Invitational. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman Megan Muret and partner junior Izzy Carey earned the first point in UCLA's upset over Pepperdine on Tuesday. The court five pair boasts a 14-1 record this season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Beach volleyball defeats Pepperdine 4-1, to face five top-20 teams in Florida

The first point for the Bruins was the quickest one to earn – and it was no surprise. “They’re the cornerstone of our team,” said coach Stein Metzger of junior Izzy Carey and freshman Megan Muret. Read more...

Photo: Freshman Megan Muret and partner junior Izzy Carey earned the first point in UCLA's upset over Pepperdine on Tuesday. The court five pair boasts a 14-1 record this season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman Megan Muret and partner junior Izzy Carey earned the first point in UCLA's upset over Pepperdine on Tuesday. The court five pair boasts a 14-1 record this season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Megan McNamara and sister Nicole McNamara went undefeated this weekend, helping the Bruins take home four wins in the Pac-12 South Invitational. The duo is the reigning Pac-12 Pair of the Week. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Beach volleyball leaves weekend undefeated yet again, adds to win streak

For the third straight weekend, the Bruins didn’t drop a single match. No. 2 UCLA beach volleyball (18-3) defeated Arizona State (4-10) and No. 15 Arizona (9-7) in 5-0 sweeps Saturday at the Pac-12 South Invitational in Santa Monica. Read more...

Photo: Megan McNamara and sister Nicole McNamara went undefeated this weekend, helping the Bruins take home four wins in the Pac-12 South Invitational. The duo is the reigning Pac-12 Pair of the Week. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Megan McNamara and sister Nicole McNamara went undefeated this weekend, helping the Bruins take home four wins in the Pac-12 South Invitational. The duo is the reigning Pac-12 Pair of the Week. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior Elise Zappia and partner freshman Mac May posted three straight-set wins in the Bruins' three-game sweep at the LMU Invitational on Saturday. The victories sustained UCLA's nine-match win streak. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA beach volleyball builds to nine-match win streak at LMU Invitational

In three matches, the Bruins didn’t drop a single game. No. 2 UCLA beach volleyball (14-3) defeated Missouri State (6-6), Colorado Mesa (2-8) and No. 16 Loyola Marymount (7-6) on Saturday at the LMU Invitational in Santa Monica, continuing its nine-match win streak. Read more...

Photo: Senior Elise Zappia and partner freshman Mac May posted three straight-set wins in the Bruins' three-game sweep at the LMU Invitational on Saturday. The victories sustained UCLA's nine-match win streak. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior Elise Zappia and partner freshman Mac May posted three straight-set wins in the Bruins' three-game sweep at the LMU Invitational on Saturday. The victories sustained UCLA's nine-match win streak. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman Megan Muret and partner junior Izzy Carey were named Pac-12 Pair of the Week after going 6-0 against ranked teams last weekend and only dropping one set. The pair will look to continue their success this weekend at the LMU Invitational. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Weekend in Preview: Beach volleyball looks to continue streak, rowing follows up LMU sweep

Rowing Nicholas Yekikian, assistant Sports editor After every Bruin boat won its race in last weekend’s scrimmage against Loyola Marymount University, UCLA rowing will take on Oregon State on Saturday. Read more...

Photo: Freshman Megan Muret and partner junior Izzy Carey were named Pac-12 Pair of the Week after going 6-0 against ranked teams last weekend and only dropping one set. The pair will look to continue their success this weekend at the LMU Invitational. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman Megan Muret and partner junior Izzy Carey were named Pac-12 Pair of the Week after going 6-0 against ranked teams last weekend and only dropping one set. The pair will look to continue their success this weekend at the LMU Invitational. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

After dropping their first match of the weekend against LSU, sophomore Savvy Simo and partner junior Zana Muno were victorious in their other three matches in the East Meets West Challenge. Simo said she attributes their success to their experience together in indoors. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Women’s volleyball battles teams from East and West, finishes undefeated

For the first time this season, UCLA finished a weekend undefeated – even in unusual Southern California weather. The Bruins were drenched from the rain in three of their four matches. Read more...

Photo: After dropping their first match of the weekend against LSU, sophomore Savvy Simo and partner junior Zana Muno were victorious in their other three matches in the East Meets West Challenge. Simo said she attributes their success to their experience together in indoors. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

After dropping their first match of the weekend against LSU, sophomore Savvy Simo and partner junior Zana Muno were victorious in their other three matches in the East Meets West Challenge. Simo said she attributes their success to their experience together in indoors. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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