Monday, October 22

Freshman Samantha Peszek's fall on beam contributed to the Bruins' second-place finish on Sunday. Georgia took first, while Arizona placed third.

Gymnastics finishes 2nd after falls on beam

On Sunday afternoon, the UCLA gymnastics team found itself in a familiar situation. Having blown a 0.6-point lead during their third rotation on balance beam, the Bruins took the floor, desperately trying to overcome a deficit of 0.325. The effort could not save No. Read more...

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Freshman Samantha Peszek's fall on beam contributed to the Bruins' second-place finish on Sunday. Georgia took first, while Arizona placed third.

Freshman Samantha Peszek's fall on beam contributed to the Bruins' second-place finish on Sunday. Georgia took first, while Arizona placed third.


Junior Elyse Hopfner-Hibbs won the all-around to lead UCLA on Sunday.

Gymnastics triumphs in triple meet

Inspiration can produce the best performances and works of art.
Just as Picasso's many muses inspired his painting styles, the emotional final basketball game that took place at Pauley Pavilion the day before inspired the UCLA gymnastics team. Read more...

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Junior Elyse Hopfner-Hibbs won the all-around to lead UCLA on Sunday.

Junior Elyse Hopfner-Hibbs won the all-around to lead UCLA on Sunday.



Monique De La Torre and the gymnastics team return to Pauley Pavilion after a long road stretch to compete against North Carolina State on Monday.  

	Correction: The original version of this photo misidentified sophomore gymnast Monique De La Torre as junior Elyse Hopfner-Hibbs.

UCLA gymnastics hope to find some much-needed consistency in home meet against North Carolina State

The last time the UCLA gymnastics team competed in Pauley Pavilion, their season was less than three days old and full of the hype that accompanies a preseason No. 1 team. Read more...

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Monique De La Torre and the gymnastics team return to Pauley Pavilion after a long road stretch to compete against North Carolina State on Monday.

Correction: The original version of this photo misidentified sophomore gymnast Monique De La Torre as junior Elyse Hopfner-Hibbs.

Monique De La Torre and the gymnastics team return to Pauley Pavilion after a long road stretch to compete against North Carolina State on Monday.  

	Correction: The original version of this photo misidentified sophomore gymnast Monique De La Torre as junior Elyse Hopfner-Hibbs.

Despite the rigors of gymnastics, redshirt senior Brittani McCullough hasn't missed a beat academically. Currently a nursing major, McCullough is one of the 15 gymnasts who are on the Director's Honor Roll.

UCLA gymnastics team balances the beam and the school books

As Brittani McCullough scheduled an appointment for the weekend, she added it to a long to-do list in her big college-ruled notebook. Read more...

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Despite the rigors of gymnastics, redshirt senior Brittani McCullough hasn't missed a beat academically. Currently a nursing major, McCullough is one of the 15 gymnasts who are on the Director's Honor Roll.

Despite the rigors of gymnastics, redshirt senior Brittani McCullough hasn't missed a beat academically. Currently a nursing major, McCullough is one of the 15 gymnasts who are on the Director's Honor Roll.


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