Friday, July 19

Senior Izzy Carey said she was too cold to take off her gloves as she climbed the glaciers of Mount Kilimanjaro – but she was determined to reach the summit. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Beach volleyball’s Izzy Carey finds air both on the court and across the world

Izzy Carey is used to getting air. The 5-foot-11 senior spent the last four years with UCLA beach volleyball improving her vertical – but she’s gotten much higher than that off the court. Read more...

Photo: Senior Izzy Carey said she was too cold to take off her gloves as she climbed the glaciers of Mount Kilimanjaro – but she was determined to reach the summit. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Senior Izzy Carey said she was too cold to take off her gloves as she climbed the glaciers of Mount Kilimanjaro – but she was determined to reach the summit. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Senior Nicole McNamara and her partner senior Megan McNamara fell 21-16, 21-11 to USC at the Pac-12 North Tournament this weekend, contributing to the end of UCLA beach volleyball's undefeated record. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Beach volleyball loses winning streak to USC at Pac-12 North Tournament

The Bruins couldn’t hold on to their perfect record any longer. No. 1 UCLA beach volleyball (26-1) posted wins against Washington (6-10), No. 12 California (16-5) and No. Read more...

Photo: Senior Nicole McNamara and her partner senior Megan McNamara fell 21-16, 21-11 to USC at the Pac-12 North Tournament this weekend, contributing to the end of UCLA beach volleyball's undefeated record. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Senior Nicole McNamara and her partner senior Megan McNamara fell 21-16, 21-11 to USC at the Pac-12 North Tournament this weekend, contributing to the end of UCLA beach volleyball's undefeated record. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)


Senior Megan McNamara earned her 100th career victory in a win over USC on court one Wednesday afternoon, helping the Bruins to defeat the Trojans and remain undefeated. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Beach volleyball maintains No. 1 ranking after trouncing LMU, USC in doubleheader

The Bruins are still number one. No. 1 UCLA beach volleyball (23-0) preserved its perfect record with a doubleheader at home Wednesday. UCLA defeated both No. Read more...

Photo: Senior Megan McNamara earned her 100th career victory in a win over USC on court one Wednesday afternoon, helping the Bruins to defeat the Trojans and remain undefeated. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Senior Megan McNamara earned her 100th career victory in a win over USC on court one Wednesday afternoon, helping the Bruins to defeat the Trojans and remain undefeated. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Senior Sarah Sponcil and her partner junior Lily Justine have been a pair for 20 of UCLA beach volleyball's 21 duels so far this season. The duo is 19-1 after dropping its only match to FIU on March 9. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Beach volleyball looks to maintain 21-game undefeated streak in upcoming matches

The Bruins are still undefeated with eight matches left in the regular season. “To be honest, I think (our chances of going undefeated this season) are good, but it’s not really something we talk about,” said coach Stein Metzger. Read more...

Photo: Senior Sarah Sponcil and her partner junior Lily Justine have been a pair for 20 of UCLA beach volleyball's 21 duels so far this season. The duo is 19-1 after dropping its only match to FIU on March 9. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Senior Sarah Sponcil and her partner junior Lily Justine have been a pair for 20 of UCLA beach volleyball's 21 duels so far this season. The duo is 19-1 after dropping its only match to FIU on March 9. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Senior Zana Muno and her partner freshman Abby Van Winkle are an undefeated 19-0 on the season. The duo is the only Bruin pair which hasn't dropped a match yet. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Surf & Turf Invitational brings Bruins beach volleyball four more top-10 wins

With just over a month left, the Bruins still have yet to taste defeat. No. 1 UCLA beach volleyball (21-0) extended its winning streak, notching four top-10 wins against No. Read more...

Photo: Senior Zana Muno and her partner freshman Abby Van Winkle are an undefeated 19-0 on the season. The duo is the only Bruin pair which hasn't dropped a match yet. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Senior Zana Muno and her partner freshman Abby Van Winkle are an undefeated 19-0 on the season. The duo is the only Bruin pair which hasn't dropped a match yet. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Senior Izzy Carey broke the program all-time record for most wins in career with wins over Oregon and Loyola Marymount on Tuesday afternoon. Carey is 17-0 on the season on court five for UCLA beach volleyball. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Beach volleyball bolsters win streak after sweeping Oregon, Loyola Marymount

Two more sweeps. One new record. Behind a new school record by senior Izzy Carey, No. 1 UCLA beach volleyball (17-0, 1-0 Pac-12) swept both Oregon (1-7, 0-3) and No. Read more...

Photo: Senior Izzy Carey broke the program all-time record for most wins in career with wins over Oregon and Loyola Marymount on Tuesday afternoon. Carey is 17-0 on the season on court five for UCLA beach volleyball. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Senior Izzy Carey broke the program all-time record for most wins in career with wins over Oregon and Loyola Marymount on Tuesday afternoon. Carey is 17-0 on the season on court five for UCLA beach volleyball. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)


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