Saturday, April 21

Micah Ma'a had 37 assists in No. 4 UCLA's sweep of No. 14 Concordia Irvine on Wednesday night. The junior setter added on five digs and four kills on just four attempts (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Men’s volleyball sweeps Concordia for second time this season

Prior to Wednesday night, no Bruin had averaged more than five kills per set in a match this season. Senior opposite Christian Hessenauer finished averaging six kills per set in No. Read more...

Photo: Micah Ma'a had 37 assists in No. 4 UCLA's sweep of No. 14 Concordia Irvine on Wednesday night. The junior setter added on five digs and four kills on just four attempts (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Micah Ma'a had 37 assists in No. 4 UCLA's sweep of No. 14 Concordia Irvine on Wednesday night. The junior setter added on five digs and four kills on just four attempts (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

The last time No. 4 UCLA men's volleyball faced off against No. 14 Concordia, the Bruins swept the Eagles. UCLA has won two games in a row after losing four of its previous five matches. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Men’s volleyball hopes to extend win streak against No. 15 Concordia

The Bruins anticipate a team out for vengeance. “Well, we beat them pretty well last time so I think they are going to come back firing,” said sophomore middle blocker Daenan Gyimah. Read more...

Photo: The last time No. 4 UCLA men's volleyball faced off against No. 14 Concordia, the Bruins swept the Eagles. UCLA has won two games in a row after losing four of its previous five matches. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

The last time No. 4 UCLA men's volleyball faced off against No. 14 Concordia, the Bruins swept the Eagles. UCLA has won two games in a row after losing four of its previous five matches. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore middle blocker Daenan Gyimah was one of five Bruin hitters to register six or more kills in the sweep. No. 5 UCLA posted a team hitting percentage of .493, quadrupling George Mason's .123.  (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Men’s volleyball sweeps George Mason with strong offense

The Bruins swept their opponent Saturday night with a consistent and efficient offensive performance. No. 5 UCLA men’s volleyball (17-5, 5-2 MPSF) won in three sets against unranked George Mason (10-9, 6-0 Atlantic 10). Read more...

Photo: Sophomore middle blocker Daenan Gyimah was one of five Bruin hitters to register six or more kills in the sweep. No. 5 UCLA posted a team hitting percentage of .493, quadrupling George Mason's .123. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore middle blocker Daenan Gyimah was one of five Bruin hitters to register six or more kills in the sweep. No. 5 UCLA posted a team hitting percentage of .493, quadrupling George Mason's .123.  (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Senior infielder Kylee Perez and the rest of the Bruins will be on the road for the fourth week in a row. It will be the fifth and final time this season they will have to play more four or more games over a period of three days. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Weekend in Preview: Softball faces ranked teams, women’s tennis begins Pac-12 play

Softball Nicholas Yekikian, assistant Sports editor UCLA softball is headed to its final five-game weekend of the year. The No. 3 Bruins (19-0) will face two ranked opponents at the Louisville Slugger Invitational – No. Read more...

Photo: Senior infielder Kylee Perez and the rest of the Bruins will be on the road for the fourth week in a row. It will be the fifth and final time this season they will have to play more four or more games over a period of three days. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Senior infielder Kylee Perez and the rest of the Bruins will be on the road for the fourth week in a row. It will be the fifth and final time this season they will have to play more four or more games over a period of three days. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

After falling to No. 7 Pepperdine in three sets a couple weeks ago, No. 5 UCLA rebounded to win in four sets Wednesday night. Senior outside hitter Jake Arnitz had 13 kills and two blocks in the win. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

UCLA men’s volleyball takes down Pepperdine in four-set match

UCLA men’s volleyball hit above .400 in three sets to take down Pepperdine in a four-set match Wednesday. The Bruins began and ended the match on a high note by taking both the first and final sets 25-17. Read more...

Photo: After falling to No. 7 Pepperdine in three sets a couple weeks ago, No. 5 UCLA rebounded to win in four sets Wednesday night. Senior outside hitter Jake Arnitz had 13 kills and two blocks in the win. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

After falling to No. 7 Pepperdine in three sets a couple weeks ago, No. 5 UCLA rebounded to win in four sets Wednesday night. Senior outside hitter Jake Arnitz had 13 kills and two blocks in the win. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

No. 5 UCLA was swept by No. 7 Pepperdine when the two teams faced off just two weeks ago in Malibu, California. The Bruins hit only .203 compared to the Waves' hitting percentage of .455 in the loss. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA men’s volleyball seeks redemption in rematch against Pepperdine

UCLA men’s volleyball will be granted a much desired rematch against Pepperdine after falling to the Waves – the lowest-ranked team the Bruins have lost to – previously this season. Read more...

Photo: No. 5 UCLA was swept by No. 7 Pepperdine when the two teams faced off just two weeks ago in Malibu, California. The Bruins hit only .203 compared to the Waves' hitting percentage of .455 in the loss. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

No. 5 UCLA was swept by No. 7 Pepperdine when the two teams faced off just two weeks ago in Malibu, California. The Bruins hit only .203 compared to the Waves' hitting percentage of .455 in the loss. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore middle blocker Daenan Gyimah has 146 kills on the season. UCLA has a team hitting percentage of .337, but the Bruins have hit only .248 in the five most recent games. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Men’s volleyball’s recent offensive downturn hurting postseason chances

With eight regular season games left, the Bruins’ offensive consistency needs to return to push for a spot in the NCAA Tournament. UCLA has hit for .248 in its past five games, far below its season average of .337. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore middle blocker Daenan Gyimah has 146 kills on the season. UCLA has a team hitting percentage of .337, but the Bruins have hit only .248 in the five most recent games. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Sophomore middle blocker Daenan Gyimah has 146 kills on the season. UCLA has a team hitting percentage of .337, but the Bruins have hit only .248 in the five most recent games. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)


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