UCLA's Katy Campbell was less than a second away from qualifying for the finals in the 400-meter freestyle. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Bruin swimmers compete in Olympic Trials, sink below preliminaries

This past week, the country’s best swimmers converged on Omaha, Nebraska, for the U.S. Swimming Olympic Trials. UCLA had its share of representatives, as 12 past, present and future Bruins threw their hats in the ring against some of the world’s most successful swimmers, some of whom are planning on adding to an already impressive list of Olympic medals. Read more...

UCLA's Katy Campbell was less than a second away from qualifying for the finals in the 400-meter freestyle. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Junior Linnea Mack competed in six events over the course of last week's NCAA swimming and diving championships. Mack set a pair of school records and UCLA finished in 17th place. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Junior Linnea Mack competed in six events over the course of last week's NCAA swimming and diving championships. Mack set a pair of school records and UCLA finished in 17th place. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Sophomore Katie Grover said she has been able to prepare better for this year's meet thanks to her experience swimming at last year's national championships. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Sophomore Katie Grover said she has been able to prepare better for this year's meet thanks to her experience swimming at last year's national championships. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Sophomore Maria Polyakova finished second in the 1-meter dive at this week's NCAA Zone E Diving Championships. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Consistent performances send divers to NCAA Championships

Three of the six UCLA divers who traveled to the NCAA Zone E Diving Championships will continue on to the NCAA Championships. After a short turnaround following their successful performances at the Pac-12 Championships, freshman Éloïse Bélanger, sophomore Maria Polyakova and junior Annika Lenz all qualified for the national championships. Read more...

Sophomore Maria Polyakova finished second in the 1-meter dive at this week's NCAA Zone E Diving Championships. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

The UCLA dive team has just one week of practice time between last the Pac-12 championship and the NCAA Zone E Dive Championships. The Bruins are sending six divers. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)
The UCLA dive team has just one week of practice time between last the Pac-12 championship and the NCAA Zone E Dive Championships. The Bruins are sending six divers. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Junior Annika Lenz and the dive team have until the weekend to prepare for the NCAA Zone E Diving Championships. The Bruins are coming off mixed results at the Pac-12 Championships. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)
Junior Annika Lenz and the dive team have until the weekend to prepare for the NCAA Zone E Diving Championships. The Bruins are coming off mixed results at the Pac-12 Championships. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

Junior swimmer Linnea Mack broke a number of records over the weekend at the Pac-12 championships. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Junior swimmer Linnea Mack broke a number of records over the weekend at the Pac-12 championships. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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