Wednesday, June 19

Senior Kaelie Baer and the UCLA gymnastics team did not win in Oklahoma last weekend, but they still had one of their best meets of the year.

Gymnasts leave meet satisfied despite loss to Oklahoma

The Bruin gymnastics team dropped its second straight meet on Friday, yet the team could not have been more pleased with its performance. “This wasn’t just the best road meet, this was the best meet we have had all year,” said coach Valorie Kondos Field. Read more...

Photo: Senior Kaelie Baer and the UCLA gymnastics team did not win in Oklahoma last weekend, but they still had one of their best meets of the year.

Senior Kaelie Baer and the UCLA gymnastics team did not win in Oklahoma last weekend, but they still had one of their best meets of the year.


Despite not having set routines to perform against Oregon State last weekend, senior Lichelle Wong stepped in to compete in both the floor and vault rotations for the first time since injuring her Achilles tendon last season.

Senior gymnast shines in close loss against Oregon State

The silver lining from UCLA’s loss against Oregon State was the standout performance by senior Lichelle Wong. Read more...

Photo: Despite not having set routines to perform against Oregon State last weekend, senior Lichelle Wong stepped in to compete in both the floor and vault rotations for the first time since injuring her Achilles tendon last season.

Despite not having set routines to perform against Oregon State last weekend, senior Lichelle Wong stepped in to compete in both the floor and vault rotations for the first time since injuring her Achilles tendon last season.

Gymnastics suffers first loss of season

UCLA gymnastics saw its undefeated season come to an end Saturday after a series of mistakes dragged it below Oregon State. When the Bruins travelled to Corvallis, Ore., the Beavers (8-5) outscored the Bruins (7-1) by almost seven-tenths of a point. Read more...



Although junior Samantha Peszek is injured this year, she has taken on a new role as a leader and a motivator for her teammates.

Gymnastics team’s work ethic motivated by motto

Painted in huge, bold letters on the wall of Yates Gymnasium at the John Wooden Center are the words “Champions are made when no one is watching.” This is the motto that drives UCLA gymnastics. Read more...

Photo: Although junior Samantha Peszek is injured this year, she has taken on a new role as a leader and a motivator for her teammates.

Although junior Samantha Peszek is injured this year, she has taken on a new role as a leader and a motivator for her teammates.

Freshman Danusia Francis and the UCLA gymnastics team came away from Sunday's quad meet victorious, taking first place overall.

Gymnastics takes first place in quad meet

The crowd clapped on beat to freshman Danusia Francis’ floor routine Sunday in Pauley Pavilion. Francis stepped out of bounds on her last move, dropping her score to a 9.725, but her teammates ran to her with words of encouragement nonetheless. Read more...

Photo: Freshman Danusia Francis and the UCLA gymnastics team came away from Sunday's quad meet victorious, taking first place overall.

Freshman Danusia Francis and the UCLA gymnastics team came away from Sunday's quad meet victorious, taking first place overall.


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