Sunday, May 28


Center Thomas Welsh declared early for the 2017 draft but has decided to forgo the NBA for his senior year. The junior nearly averaged a double-double with 10.8 points and 8.7 rebounds a game. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Thomas Welsh to return to UCLA basketball after declaring for NBA draft

This post was updated May 23 at 4:45 p.m. Five UCLA basketball players declared early for the NBA draft. Of the five, two will now return for another season in Westwood. Read more...

Photo: Center Thomas Welsh declared early for the 2017 draft but has decided to forgo the NBA for his senior year. The junior nearly averaged a double-double with 10.8 points and 8.7 rebounds a game. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Center Thomas Welsh declared early for the 2017 draft but has decided to forgo the NBA for his senior year. The junior nearly averaged a double-double with 10.8 points and 8.7 rebounds a game. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior pole vaulter Elleyse Garrett is one of two women's pole vaulters on UCLA track and field who have made the NCAA Western Regional for the second year in a row. The top 12 move on to the national NCAA meet, and Garrett is entered as the 17th seed.  (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Two women’s pole vaulters qualify for NCAA west regional

One of the more visible patterns for UCLA track and field of late has been the consistency of its women’s pole vault team. In every year except 2015, the Bruins have had at least two women’s pole vaulters qualify for the NCAA Division I West Regional. Read more...

Photo: Junior pole vaulter Elleyse Garrett is one of two women's pole vaulters on UCLA track and field who have made the NCAA Western Regional for the second year in a row. The top 12 move on to the national NCAA meet, and Garrett is entered as the 17th seed. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Junior pole vaulter Elleyse Garrett is one of two women's pole vaulters on UCLA track and field who have made the NCAA Western Regional for the second year in a row. The top 12 move on to the national NCAA meet, and Garrett is entered as the 17th seed.  (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

No. 5 UCLA softball had five different players launch a total of 10 home runs this weekend during the NCAA regional. The Bruins outscored all three of their opponents 27-3. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

UCLA softball sweeps three games, continues to NCAA Super Regionals

Opponents were blown out at the UCLA-hosted NCAA regional. No. 5 UCLA softball (45-13) launched 10 home runs beyond Easton Stadium’s walls, activating the mercy rule twice in three games. Read more...

Photo: No. 5 UCLA softball had five different players launch a total of 10 home runs this weekend during the NCAA regional. The Bruins outscored all three of their opponents 27-3. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

No. 5 UCLA softball had five different players launch a total of 10 home runs this weekend during the NCAA regional. The Bruins outscored all three of their opponents 27-3. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

Oregon defeated Wisconsin 9-0 in five innings, clinching a run-rule victory on Sunday. The Ducks will now go on to face the Kentucky Wildcats in the NCAA Softball Super Regionals. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Around the League: Five Pac-12 softball teams headed to NCAA Super Regionals

While Bruin athletes continue competing in Westwood, here’s a look at some of the biggest news from the rest of the Pac-12. Women’s golf Grant Sugimura, assistant Sports editor After three days, eight teams will move on to match play at the NCAA women’s golf championship. Read more...

Photo: Oregon defeated Wisconsin 9-0 in five innings, clinching a run-rule victory on Sunday. The Ducks will now go on to face the Kentucky Wildcats in the NCAA Softball Super Regionals. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Oregon defeated Wisconsin 9-0 in five innings, clinching a run-rule victory on Sunday. The Ducks will now go on to face the Kentucky Wildcats in the NCAA Softball Super Regionals. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore center fielder Daniel Amaral's diving catch Sunday was flashy, but the Bruins have been doing the little things right on defense as well. UCLA has committed just 37 errors in 52 games in 2017. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Baseball hopes to build on recent win momentum in UC Irvine matchup

UCLA baseball is getting hot at the right time. “In baseball at the end of the year, it’s not always the best team (that wins), it’s the team that’s playing the best,” said senior left fielder Brett Stephens. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore center fielder Daniel Amaral's diving catch Sunday was flashy, but the Bruins have been doing the little things right on defense as well. UCLA has committed just 37 errors in 52 games in 2017. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore center fielder Daniel Amaral's diving catch Sunday was flashy, but the Bruins have been doing the little things right on defense as well. UCLA has committed just 37 errors in 52 games in 2017. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Senior shortstop Delaney Spaulding recorded a hit in all three NCAA regional games UCLA played over the weekend. The Bruins went 3-0 and advanced to the NCAA Super Regional. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Softball takes down San Jose State, CSU Fullerton in NCAA regional

The Bruins have made it through regionals. No. 5-seeded UCLA softball took down San Jose State 10-2 in six innings Saturday and proceeded to take down unseeded Cal State Fullerton 9-1 on Sunday. Read more...

Photo: Senior shortstop Delaney Spaulding recorded a hit in all three NCAA regional games UCLA played over the weekend. The Bruins went 3-0 and advanced to the NCAA Super Regional. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Senior shortstop Delaney Spaulding recorded a hit in all three NCAA regional games UCLA played over the weekend. The Bruins went 3-0 and advanced to the NCAA Super Regional. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)