Thursday, February 22

Sophomore Vanessa Zamarripa won the all-around during the Bruins' defeat of Arizona on Friday with a career-high 39.675. Zamarripa also won first place on bars and beam.

Gymnasts set a new season record

Heading into its last rotation, the UCLA gymnastics team needed a solid score on balance beam to finally break its season-best team total of 196.600, established over a month ago. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Vanessa Zamarripa won the all-around during the Bruins' defeat of Arizona on Friday with a career-high 39.675. Zamarripa also won first place on bars and beam.

Sophomore Vanessa Zamarripa won the all-around during the Bruins' defeat of Arizona on Friday with a career-high 39.675. Zamarripa also won first place on bars and beam.

Senior Anna Li sticks her uneven-bar landing during Sunday's win over Arizona State. The Bruins are working on their landings in tonight's meet at Arizona.

UCLA gymnastics team seeks solid landings in Arizona

Away from the comfortable atmosphere of Pauley Pavilion, the UCLA gymnastics team sometimes has trouble landing on its feet. Read more...

Photo: Senior Anna Li sticks her uneven-bar landing during Sunday's win over Arizona State. The Bruins are working on their landings in tonight's meet at Arizona.

Senior Anna Li sticks her uneven-bar landing during Sunday's win over Arizona State. The Bruins are working on their landings in tonight's meet at Arizona.

Freshman Lichelle Wong performs her 9.900 floor exercise in Sunday's gymnastics meet against Arizona State with thousands of fans watching along in Pauley Pavilion. Gymnasts frequently perform alone in large arenas of thousands of fans. Minute mistakes have a huge impact on the team score, more so than in other sports.

Gymnasts excel under intense pressure

I've had a revelation. Read more...

Photo: Freshman Lichelle Wong performs her 9.900 floor exercise in Sunday's gymnastics meet against Arizona State with thousands of fans watching along in Pauley Pavilion. Gymnasts frequently perform alone in large arenas of thousands of fans. Minute mistakes have a huge impact on the team score, more so than in other sports.

Freshman Lichelle Wong performs her 9.900 floor exercise in Sunday's gymnastics meet against Arizona State with thousands of fans watching along in Pauley Pavilion. Gymnasts frequently perform alone in large arenas of thousands of fans. Minute mistakes have a huge impact on the team score, more so than in other sports.

Vanessa Zamarripa's strong beam performance helped UCLA beat Arizona State.

Gymnasts land confident win

Vanessa Zamarripa saluted to the judges, stepped onto the vault runway and took a deep breath. The Pauley Pavilion crowd and her teammates cheered louder as she began her sprint down the vault. Read more...

Photo: Vanessa Zamarripa's strong beam performance helped UCLA beat Arizona State.

Vanessa Zamarripa's strong beam performance helped UCLA beat Arizona State.





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