Wednesday, September 19

Sophomore Madison Kocian competed on three events in the Bruins' NCAA regionals victory. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

UCLA gymnastics comes out on top in NCAA regional, advances to semifinals

All season, Coach Valorie Kondos Field has been looking for one thing from her team – four good events in a single meet. During the last practice before traveling to Columbus, Ohio, for the NCAA regionals, Kondos Field said the 198.250 at the final home meet of the season against San Jose State – UCLA’s best team score in 14 years – failed to hit that expectation. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Madison Kocian competed on three events in the Bruins' NCAA regionals victory. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Madison Kocian competed on three events in the Bruins' NCAA regionals victory. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Pauline Tratz will be competing in her first NCAA regional this weekend. The freshman was named to the All Pac-12 second team for floor exercise this season. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

UCLA gymnastics aims to ride Pac-12 success into NCAA regional

The Bruins have one last hurdle before reaching St. Louis and a shot at the national championship. No. 3 UCLA gymnastics (22-2, 4-1 Pac-12) will compete in the NCAA regional in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday, hosted by No. Read more...

Photo: Pauline Tratz will be competing in her first NCAA regional this weekend. The freshman was named to the All Pac-12 second team for floor exercise this season. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Pauline Tratz will be competing in her first NCAA regional this weekend. The freshman was named to the All Pac-12 second team for floor exercise this season. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Katelyn Ohashi was named the Pac-12 Specialist of the Year and earned first team All Pac-12 honors for floor exercise and balance beam. The junior scored three perfect 10s on floor exercise and posted a season-high of 9.975 on balance beam. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Gymnasts win Pac-12 championship, receive several honors

Well before the national championship trophy will be handed out, Bruin gymnasts have already taken home a fair amount of hardware for their efforts this season. Read more...

Photo: Katelyn Ohashi was named the Pac-12 Specialist of the Year and earned first team All Pac-12 honors for floor exercise and balance beam. The junior scored three perfect 10s on floor exercise and posted a season-high of 9.975 on balance beam. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Katelyn Ohashi was named the Pac-12 Specialist of the Year and earned first team All Pac-12 honors for floor exercise and balance beam. The junior scored three perfect 10s on floor exercise and posted a season-high of 9.975 on balance beam. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Sophomore Kyla Ross scored a 39.675 to become the Pac-12 all-around co-champion in the Bruins' Pac-12 championship victory. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

UCLA gymnastics recovers from early mistakes to win Pac-12 championships

The Bruins brought home the Pac-12 trophy with a final rotation comeback victory. No. 3 UCLA gymnastics (22-2, 4-1 Pac-12) finished with a 197.500, coming back to take first place at the Pac-12 Championships on Saturday in Tucson, Arizona. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Kyla Ross scored a 39.675 to become the Pac-12 all-around co-champion in the Bruins' Pac-12 championship victory. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Kyla Ross scored a 39.675 to become the Pac-12 all-around co-champion in the Bruins' Pac-12 championship victory. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)


Peng-Peng Lee led the Bruins with two perfect scores on balance beam and the uneven bars. After Sunday's meet, the redshirt senior has seven perfect 10 scores on her career. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Gymnastics grabs victory against Stanford despite shaky start

Redshirt senior Peng-Peng Lee stole the show in Palo Alto, nabbing two perfect scores. The first came at the end of the opening event – the uneven bars – which began with two low scores due to a fall and a major deduction. Read more...

Photo: Peng-Peng Lee led the Bruins with two perfect scores on balance beam and the uneven bars. After Sunday's meet, the redshirt senior has seven perfect 10 scores on her career. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Peng-Peng Lee led the Bruins with two perfect scores on balance beam and the uneven bars. After Sunday's meet, the redshirt senior has seven perfect 10 scores on her career. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

UCLA gymnastics will compete in two meets in three days against Stanford and San Jose State, which will be the Bruins' senior night. UCLA has already beaten Stanford at the Elevate the State meet earlier this season.(Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA gymnastics prepares to take on two meets in three days

UCLA gymnasts have competed every weekend for nine weekends in a row. Now, they face a new challenge – two competitions in the span of three days. Read more...

Photo: UCLA gymnastics will compete in two meets in three days against Stanford and San Jose State, which will be the Bruins' senior night. UCLA has already beaten Stanford at the Elevate the State meet earlier this season.(Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA gymnastics will compete in two meets in three days against Stanford and San Jose State, which will be the Bruins' senior night. UCLA has already beaten Stanford at the Elevate the State meet earlier this season.(Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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