Wednesday, June 26

Sophomore infielder Malia Quarles hit a pinch-hit home run in the sixth inning to give No. 2 UCLA the lead over conference rival No.6 seed Arizona. The Bruins would go on to take the victory and advance to the Women's College World Series semifinals. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Softball one step closer to title after taking down Pac-12 rival Arizona

The Bruins flipped the script on their Pac-12 rivals. No. 2 seed UCLA softball (53-6, 20-4 Pac-12) came out on top 6-2 over conference rival No. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore infielder Malia Quarles hit a pinch-hit home run in the sixth inning to give No. 2 UCLA the lead over conference rival No.6 seed Arizona. The Bruins would go on to take the victory and advance to the Women's College World Series semifinals. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore infielder Malia Quarles hit a pinch-hit home run in the sixth inning to give No. 2 UCLA the lead over conference rival No.6 seed Arizona. The Bruins would go on to take the victory and advance to the Women's College World Series semifinals. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)


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Around the League: May 31

Men’s Basketball Jason Maikis, Daily Bruin reporter Recruiting classes around the Pac-12 are being finalized as the final players make their decisions. Washington, Arizona and USC basketball have all bagged top-20 recruits, according to ESPN’s rankings. Read more...

Photo: (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

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Senior Sarah Sponcil competed alongside Kelly Claes representing Team USA in a 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in Jinjiang, China. The pair finished fifth in the tournament and will next compete in a FIVB tournament in Hamburg, Germany next month. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Beach volleyball players compete in international tournaments on road to Olympics

Three Bruins returned from China, and one has a fifth-place finish to show for it. UCLA beach volleyball seniors Sarah Sponcil, Nicole McNamara and Megan McNamara competed in the 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in Jinjiang, China last week. Read more...

Photo: Senior Sarah Sponcil competed alongside Kelly Claes representing Team USA in a 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in Jinjiang, China. The pair finished fifth in the tournament and will next compete in a FIVB tournament in Hamburg, Germany next month. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Senior Sarah Sponcil competed alongside Kelly Claes representing Team USA in a 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour in Jinjiang, China. The pair finished fifth in the tournament and will next compete in a FIVB tournament in Hamburg, Germany next month. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore right-hander Holden Powell led the Pac-12 in saves this season with 16. Powell was a Freshman All-American last year and now owns a career ERA of 2.70. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Baseball looks forward to contest against Omaha for spot in Super Regionals

The Bruins’ road to Omaha will begin against Omaha. No. 1 seed UCLA baseball (47-8, 24-5 Pac-12) will begin the postseason against Omaha (31-22-1, 20-10-0 Summit League) on Friday in the second game of the Los Angeles Regional. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore right-hander Holden Powell led the Pac-12 in saves this season with 16. Powell was a Freshman All-American last year and now owns a career ERA of 2.70. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Sophomore right-hander Holden Powell led the Pac-12 in saves this season with 16. Powell was a Freshman All-American last year and now owns a career ERA of 2.70. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)


Sophomore utility Aaliyah Jordan hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning for No. 2 seed UCLA to secure the 7-2 victory over No. 7 Minnesota. UCLA will face No. 6 Arizona on Friday in the winner's bracket. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Softball digs deep to find 2 homers, win against Gophers in World Series’ round 1

The Bruins continue to hit it out of the park. No. 2 seed UCLA softball (52-6, 20-4 Pac-12) defeated No. 7 seed Minnesota (46-13, 20-2 Big Ten) 7-2 in the opening round of the NCAA Women’s College World Series. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore utility Aaliyah Jordan hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning for No. 2 seed UCLA to secure the 7-2 victory over No. 7 Minnesota. UCLA will face No. 6 Arizona on Friday in the winner's bracket. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore utility Aaliyah Jordan hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning for No. 2 seed UCLA to secure the 7-2 victory over No. 7 Minnesota. UCLA will face No. 6 Arizona on Friday in the winner's bracket. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)


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