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Thursday, December 14


Senior Reily Buechler played her last match as a Bruin on Friday afternoon. The outside hitter led UCLA with 14 kills in its Sweet 16 match against Florida. (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)

Women’s volleyball ends season with loss to Florida in NCAA Tournament

Florida’s blocking proved too much for UCLA. No. 15 seed UCLA women’s volleyball (21-10, 12-8 Pac-12)was defeated by No. 2 seed Florida (27-1, 17-1 SEC) in the Sweet 16 to end the Bruins’ season. Read more...

Photo: Senior Reily Buechler played her last match as a Bruin on Friday afternoon. The outside hitter led UCLA with 14 kills in its Sweet 16 match against Florida. (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)

Senior Reily Buechler played her last match as a Bruin on Friday afternoon. The outside hitter led UCLA with 14 kills in its Sweet 16 match against Florida. (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)

Ben Goldberg said he hopes to work in college athletics someday after he graduates, as a coach or administrator. The sophomore said he would prefer it to be at UCLA, a place he has been connected to since his childhood. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Born and raised a Bruin, tennis player continues family legacy in UCLA

Crowds can provoke anxiety in a freshman student-athlete, but not in one who grew up around them. “Being in front of a crowd, it’s easy to get nervous and get tight … but my upbringing, being at all these huge games, huge crowds, I (feel) super comfortable out there,” sophomore Ben Goldberg said. Read more...

Photo: Ben Goldberg said he hopes to work in college athletics someday after he graduates, as a coach or administrator. The sophomore said he would prefer it to be at UCLA, a place he has been connected to since his childhood. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Ben Goldberg said he hopes to work in college athletics someday after he graduates, as a coach or administrator. The sophomore said he would prefer it to be at UCLA, a place he has been connected to since his childhood. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior middle blocker Kyra Rogers has recorded a season hitting percentage of .272 and 65 total blocks, both of which are the second-best on the team. UCLA will face Florida on Friday in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament. (Edward Figueroa/Daily Bruin)

Women’s volleyball to face one-loss Florida in NCAA third round

UCLA women’s volleyball had a fluctuating regular season, taking time to adjust to a young roster. However, everything is seemingly coming together for the Bruins as they enter the Sweet 16 looking for a win against a Florida team with just one loss. Read more...

Photo: Junior middle blocker Kyra Rogers has recorded a season hitting percentage of .272 and 65 total blocks, both of which are the second-best on the team. UCLA will face Florida on Friday in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament. (Edward Figueroa/Daily Bruin)

Junior middle blocker Kyra Rogers has recorded a season hitting percentage of .272 and 65 total blocks, both of which are the second-best on the team. UCLA will face Florida on Friday in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament. (Edward Figueroa/Daily Bruin)

Freshman forward Ashley Sanchez set a freshman record for her 12 assists in her debut season. The forward came to Westwood as the top recruit in the 2017 incoming class, with her U.S. national team experience. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Women’s soccer hopeful for upcoming seasons despite losing championship

UCLA women’s soccer may have just fallen short of a national championship this year, but the young talent on its roster breeds hope for upcoming seasons. Read more...

Photo: Freshman forward Ashley Sanchez set a freshman record for her 12 assists in her debut season. The forward came to Westwood as the top recruit in the 2017 incoming class, with her U.S. national team experience. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Freshman forward Ashley Sanchez set a freshman record for her 12 assists in her debut season. The forward came to Westwood as the top recruit in the 2017 incoming class, with her U.S. national team experience. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Kelli Hayes and No. 7 UCLA women's basketball begin a five-game road trip against Oklahoma State on Friday. The Bruins have not played a true road game this season. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball strengthens defense before season’s first road game

Oklahoma State may be unranked, but on paper, the Cowgirls’ head-to-head season stats are very similar to the Bruins’. “Oklahoma State is a great team – I saw them play against Mississippi State,” said senior guard Jordin Canada. Read more...

Photo: Senior guard Kelli Hayes and No. 7 UCLA women's basketball begin a five-game road trip against Oklahoma State on Friday. The Bruins have not played a true road game this season. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Kelli Hayes and No. 7 UCLA women's basketball begin a five-game road trip against Oklahoma State on Friday. The Bruins have not played a true road game this season. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

With the 2017 season in the rearview mirror, UCLA men's water polo is set to lose seven seniors, including senior utility Alex Roelse. He scored twice against USC in the national championship Sunday. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Men’s water polo wins championship, bids farewell to skilled seniors

With the 2017 season in the books, UCLA men’s water polo must say goodbye to a senior class who will leave behind an impressive legacy. The Bruins claimed their third title in four years after knocking off USC in the NCAA championship Sunday. Read more...

Photo: With the 2017 season in the rearview mirror, UCLA men's water polo is set to lose seven seniors, including senior utility Alex Roelse. He scored twice against USC in the national championship Sunday. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

With the 2017 season in the rearview mirror, UCLA men's water polo is set to lose seven seniors, including senior utility Alex Roelse. He scored twice against USC in the national championship Sunday. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)