Tuesday, September 25

Sophomore Madi Yeomans recently paired with senior Elise Zappia after the injury of junior Zana Muno. The duo won their match against Long Beach State in three sets Thursday. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA beach volleyball shores up winning streak in match against 49ers

Despite recent lineup changes, the Bruins finished the regular season with new records. No. 1 UCLA beach volleyball (31-3, 3-0 Pac-12) claimed its 26th consecutive win by defeating No. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Madi Yeomans recently paired with senior Elise Zappia after the injury of junior Zana Muno. The duo won their match against Long Beach State in three sets Thursday. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Sophomore Madi Yeomans recently paired with senior Elise Zappia after the injury of junior Zana Muno. The duo won their match against Long Beach State in three sets Thursday. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Freshman Megan Muret and junior Izzy Carey post a 24-1 record on court five and an overall record of 28-5 this year, good for best on the team. The duo has helped lead the Bruins to the top rank in the nation. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Around the League: Tennis vies for top Pac-12 spots, beach volleyball enters conference play

TennisAngie Forburger, assistant Sports editor With the Pac-12 Tournament looming, the race is on for the top spot in the conference tennis standings. UCLA men’s tennis (22-2, 7-0 Pac-12) has already claimed the No. Read more...

Photo: Freshman Megan Muret and junior Izzy Carey post a 24-1 record on court five and an overall record of 28-5 this year, good for best on the team. The duo has helped lead the Bruins to the top rank in the nation. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Freshman Megan Muret and junior Izzy Carey post a 24-1 record on court five and an overall record of 28-5 this year, good for best on the team. The duo has helped lead the Bruins to the top rank in the nation. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Junior Sarah Sponcil and partner sophomore Lily Justine have a 10-match win streak on court two, earning them their first Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Pair of the Week honor last week. In the Bruins' win against Long Beach State earlier this season, the pair came out on top in its three-set match. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)

Beach volleyball won’t let the wind blow away its chance to win

The Bruins have been persistently studying the wind. In practice Tuesday, the team hauled portable nets down to the Santa Monica beaches to imitate a wind direction that it will face in its last regular season match. Read more...

Photo: Junior Sarah Sponcil and partner sophomore Lily Justine have a 10-match win streak on court two, earning them their first Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Pair of the Week honor last week. In the Bruins' win against Long Beach State earlier this season, the pair came out on top in its three-set match. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)

Junior Sarah Sponcil and partner sophomore Lily Justine have a 10-match win streak on court two, earning them their first Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Pair of the Week honor last week. In the Bruins' win against Long Beach State earlier this season, the pair came out on top in its three-set match. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)

Junior Sarah Sponcil and partner sophomore Lily Justine were named this week's Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Pair of the Week. The duo extended its win streak to 10 this past weekend at the Stanford West Coast Classic and has only dropped one set in its last six matches.(Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

The Rundown: April 12

Track and FieldNicholas Yekikian, assistant Sports editor Usually, when awards are administered by either the MPSF or the NCAA, just one or two athletes from a particular team are singled out for something exceptional. Read more...

Photo: Junior Sarah Sponcil and partner sophomore Lily Justine were named this week's Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Pair of the Week. The duo extended its win streak to 10 this past weekend at the Stanford West Coast Classic and has only dropped one set in its last six matches.(Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

Junior Sarah Sponcil and partner sophomore Lily Justine were named this week's Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Pair of the Week. The duo extended its win streak to 10 this past weekend at the Stanford West Coast Classic and has only dropped one set in its last six matches.(Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

Junior Nicole McNamara and partner, junior Megan McNamara, went undefeated this past weekend at the Stanford West Coast Classic, helping grow the Bruins' win streak to 25. This is the longest win streak in UCLA history. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

Beach volleyball looks to capitalize on success in postseason

The Bruins will have another stab at capitalizing on the regular season’s success in the postseason – this time with a more experienced, deep roster. No. Read more...

Photo: Junior Nicole McNamara and partner, junior Megan McNamara, went undefeated this past weekend at the Stanford West Coast Classic, helping grow the Bruins' win streak to 25. This is the longest win streak in UCLA history. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

Junior Nicole McNamara and partner, junior Megan McNamara, went undefeated this past weekend at the Stanford West Coast Classic, helping grow the Bruins' win streak to 25. This is the longest win streak in UCLA history. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

After her partner junior Zana Muno suffered an injury Saturday, sophomore Savvy Simo paired with freshman Mac May on Sunday. Simo won three of her four matches in the Bruins' undefeated weekend. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Beach volleyball engraves selves in sands of time with 25th straight win

Despite an injury that shook up the lineup, the Bruins made history. The Bruins have now won 25 straight dual matches, the most in school history. Read more...

Photo: After her partner junior Zana Muno suffered an injury Saturday, sophomore Savvy Simo paired with freshman Mac May on Sunday. Simo won three of her four matches in the Bruins' undefeated weekend. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

After her partner junior Zana Muno suffered an injury Saturday, sophomore Savvy Simo paired with freshman Mac May on Sunday. Simo won three of her four matches in the Bruins' undefeated weekend. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior Izzy Carey (pictured) and partner freshman Megan Muret defeated their opponents from Long Beach State and USC both in straight sets Wednesday. The duo currently holds a 21-1 record on court five and an overall record of 24-5 this season. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

Beach volleyball defeats USC and Long Beach State on Senior Day

Elise Zappia said the crowd turnout was the largest she’s ever seen in her four years as a Bruin. “I think this is the largest team we’ve had at a home game,” the senior said. Read more...

Photo: Junior Izzy Carey (pictured) and partner freshman Megan Muret defeated their opponents from Long Beach State and USC both in straight sets Wednesday. The duo currently holds a 21-1 record on court five and an overall record of 24-5 this season. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

Junior Izzy Carey (pictured) and partner freshman Megan Muret defeated their opponents from Long Beach State and USC both in straight sets Wednesday. The duo currently holds a 21-1 record on court five and an overall record of 24-5 this season. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)


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