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Senior Izzy Carey hit a high line kill on court five to clinch the dual victory for UCLA beach volleyball. The Bruins swept Cal Poly in its season opener Thursday morning. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

Bruin beach volleyball sets sail with 5-0 sweep of Cal Poly

The celebration of last year’s national title is over. “The takeaway from last year was a sense of confidence – that we can do this,” said coach Stein Metzger. Read more...

Photo: Senior Izzy Carey hit a high line kill on court five to clinch the dual victory for UCLA beach volleyball. The Bruins swept Cal Poly in its season opener Thursday morning. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

Senior Izzy Carey hit a high line kill on court five to clinch the dual victory for UCLA beach volleyball. The Bruins swept Cal Poly in its season opener Thursday morning. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

UCLA beach volleyball became the first team in NCAA history to win the national title from the elimination bracket last season. The No.1-ranked Bruins will kick off their season hosting No. 6 Mustangs on Thursday morning. (Daily Bruin file photo)

With little change to roster, UCLA beach volleyball returns to defend title

The Bruins are back – and returning all but one player from last year’s championship team. No. 1 UCLA beach volleyball brought home its first-ever NCAA title in May and became the first team to win the NCAA tournament from the elimination bracket. Read more...

Photo: UCLA beach volleyball became the first team in NCAA history to win the national title from the elimination bracket last season. The No.1-ranked Bruins will kick off their season hosting No. 6 Mustangs on Thursday morning. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA beach volleyball became the first team in NCAA history to win the national title from the elimination bracket last season. The No.1-ranked Bruins will kick off their season hosting No. 6 Mustangs on Thursday morning. (Daily Bruin file photo)

(Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

The Rundown: Jan. 8

Football Sam Connon, assistant Sports editor Josh Rosen’s first NFL season ended like it began – in not-so-spectacular fashion. The former UCLA football quarterback started 13 games for the Arizona Cardinals after being selected with the 10th overall pick in last year’s NFL Draft. Read more...

Photo: (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

(Amy Dixon/Photo editor)



(Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Rundown: Oct. 4

Football Sam Connon, assistant Sports editor Josh Rosen’s first NFL start was eerily similar to his time at UCLA. The rookie quarterback earned near-universal praise and made several highlight plays, but his Arizona Cardinals fell just short of the victory. Read more...

Photo: (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

(Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA beach volleyball’s rising seniors Nicole and Megan McNamara represented Canada in professional tournaments, spending six weeks in four different countries to compete  internationally for the first time in their careers. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

McNamaras return from beach volleyball world tour with international gold

Six weeks, five tournaments, four countries. For the first time in their careers, UCLA beach volleyball’s rising seniors Megan and Nicole McNamara spent the first half of their summer competing around the world against top professionals in the sport – and it paid off. Read more...

Photo: UCLA beach volleyball’s rising seniors Nicole and Megan McNamara represented Canada in professional tournaments, spending six weeks in four different countries to compete internationally for the first time in their careers. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA beach volleyball’s rising seniors Nicole and Megan McNamara represented Canada in professional tournaments, spending six weeks in four different countries to compete  internationally for the first time in their careers. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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