Wednesday, November 21

Coach Valorie Kondos Field and UCLA gymnastics will welcome freshmen Margzetta Frazier, Sekai Wright and Norah Flatley for the 2018-2019 season. The Bruins will graduate five seniors from this year's national championship team. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

UCLA gymnastics to welcome three new recruits to next year’s squad

Following its first national title since 2010, UCLA gymnastics will welcome a trio of freshmen to give the Bruins another opportunity to repeat. Coach Valorie Kondos Field will be adding three high-level recruits to next year’s team after losing five seniors from this past year’s squad. Read more...

Photo: Coach Valorie Kondos Field and UCLA gymnastics will welcome freshmen Margzetta Frazier, Sekai Wright and Norah Flatley for the 2018-2019 season. The Bruins will graduate five seniors from this year's national championship team. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Coach Valorie Kondos Field and UCLA gymnastics will welcome freshmen Margzetta Frazier, Sekai Wright and Norah Flatley for the 2018-2019 season. The Bruins will graduate five seniors from this year's national championship team. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

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The Rundown – May 4

Men’s volleyball Gabriel McCarthy, Daily Bruin reporter The American Volleyball Coaches Association awarded five UCLA men’s volleyball (26-7, 10-3 MPSF) squad members All-American honors. Sophomore middle blocker Daenan Gyimah and junior setter Micah Ma’a were awarded first-team honors. Read more...

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(Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

The Bruins celebrated after coming from behind to claim the program's seventh national championship. UCLA finished with a score of 198.075 to narrowly edge out Oklahoma for the title. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Gymnastics ends season as NCAA, Pac-12 champions after change of mentality

Coach Valorie Kondos Field realized her team’s mentality needed to change in order to reclaim the title at this year’s NCAA championship. “The last two seasons, my staff and I get together after national championships, and say, ‘We have to do something different,’” Kondos Field said. Read more...

Photo: The Bruins celebrated after coming from behind to claim the program's seventh national championship. UCLA finished with a score of 198.075 to narrowly edge out Oklahoma for the title. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

The Bruins celebrated after coming from behind to claim the program's seventh national championship. UCLA finished with a score of 198.075 to narrowly edge out Oklahoma for the title. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Peng-Peng Lee scored a 10 on beam to catapult UCLA over Oklahoma to win the NCAA title. The redshirt senior also scored a perfect 10 on uneven bars in what was her final collegiate competition. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Gymnastics clinches UCLA’s 115th NCAA title in close finish

This post was updated April 21 at 9:26 p.m. ST. LOUIS—The Bruins needed a 9.9750 on the final routine. Just as she did multiple times this season, redshirt senior Peng-Peng Lee delivered. Read more...

Photo: Peng-Peng Lee scored a 10 on beam to catapult UCLA over Oklahoma to win the NCAA title. The redshirt senior also scored a perfect 10 on uneven bars in what was her final collegiate competition. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Peng-Peng Lee scored a 10 on beam to catapult UCLA over Oklahoma to win the NCAA title. The redshirt senior also scored a perfect 10 on uneven bars in what was her final collegiate competition. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)


UCLA gymnastics scored 49.500 on uneven bars and won its NCAA regional. The Bruins will compete in the semifinals of the NCAA Gymnastics Championships on Friday and will attempt to qualify for the Super Six, which will take place on Saturday. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin Photo editor)

UCLA gymnastics trains for NCAA championships, stays upbeat

Coach Valorie Kondos Field said she believes her team is prepared. “They’re ready,” Kondos Field said. “I told the coaching staff that I wish nationals was last weekend because they’re ready.” No. Read more...

Photo: UCLA gymnastics scored 49.500 on uneven bars and won its NCAA regional. The Bruins will compete in the semifinals of the NCAA Gymnastics Championships on Friday and will attempt to qualify for the Super Six, which will take place on Saturday. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin Photo editor)

UCLA gymnastics scored 49.500 on uneven bars and won its NCAA regional. The Bruins will compete in the semifinals of the NCAA Gymnastics Championships on Friday and will attempt to qualify for the Super Six, which will take place on Saturday. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin Photo editor)

After having shoulder surgery less than a year ago, sophomore Madison Kocian competed in three events at the NCAA regional meet and doesn't show signs of slowing down as the semifinal approaches. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Gymnast Madison Kocian bounces back into form after quick recovery

Madison Kocian does not like to wait. “I’m typically an impatient person,” the sophomore said. Kocian had shoulder surgery in August. The doctors told her to take it easy with her recovery. Read more...

Photo: After having shoulder surgery less than a year ago, sophomore Madison Kocian competed in three events at the NCAA regional meet and doesn't show signs of slowing down as the semifinal approaches. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

After having shoulder surgery less than a year ago, sophomore Madison Kocian competed in three events at the NCAA regional meet and doesn't show signs of slowing down as the semifinal approaches. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)


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