Sunday, April 22

No. 21 UCLA swimming and diving will compete at the Pac-12 championships this week in Washington. The Bruins ended their regular season with a tie against the USC Trojans.(MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

UCLA swim and dive launch into Pac-12 championship with focused mindset

This week’s Pac-12 championship will be the Bruins’ biggest meet of the season so far, and diving coach Tom Stebbins said he wants his athletes to stay focused on their own performances. Read more...

Photo: No. 21 UCLA swimming and diving will compete at the Pac-12 championships this week in Washington. The Bruins ended their regular season with a tie against the USC Trojans.(MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

No. 21 UCLA swimming and diving will compete at the Pac-12 championships this week in Washington. The Bruins ended their regular season with a tie against the USC Trojans.(MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Junior Emma Schanz has already qualified to compete in her third consecutive NCAA championships this season. Schanz also competed in the Olympic trials in 2016. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Bruin propels swimming career through motivation, perseverance

When the weather got bad, and practice was canceled, most kids would go home and enjoy the rest of the day. Emma and Dylan Schanz’s passion for swimming kept them by the pool. Read more...

Photo: Junior Emma Schanz has already qualified to compete in her third consecutive NCAA championships this season. Schanz also competed in the Olympic trials in 2016. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Junior Emma Schanz has already qualified to compete in her third consecutive NCAA championships this season. Schanz also competed in the Olympic trials in 2016. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

The seniors of UCLA swimming and diving have consistently finished in scoring position this season. The Bruins honored their seniors at the beginning of their last meet of the season Friday. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Swim and dive honors senior teammates whose careers draw to a close

The Bruins have been led by their seniors throughout the season, and they honored those seniors during Friday’s meet. UCLA swimming and diving (5-5-1, 2-4-1 Pac-12) tied with No. Read more...

Photo: The seniors of UCLA swimming and diving have consistently finished in scoring position this season. The Bruins honored their seniors at the beginning of their last meet of the season Friday. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

The seniors of UCLA swimming and diving have consistently finished in scoring position this season. The Bruins honored their seniors at the beginning of their last meet of the season Friday. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Distance freestyle swimmers junior Sandra Soe and senior Margaux Verger Gourson won the 1650-yard freestyle and the 500-yard freestyle, respectively, in UCLA's dual meet against USC.(MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

UCLA women’s swim and dive ties with USC, breaks personal records

The Bruins came away from their rivalry meet with a tie and new records. UCLA swimming and diving (5-5-1, 2-4-1 Pac-12) tied with No. 13 USC (6-2-1, 3-2-1) this weekend, 150-150, for the first time in the history of the rivalry. Read more...

Photo: Distance freestyle swimmers junior Sandra Soe and senior Margaux Verger Gourson won the 1650-yard freestyle and the 500-yard freestyle, respectively, in UCLA's dual meet against USC.(MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Distance freestyle swimmers junior Sandra Soe and senior Margaux Verger Gourson won the 1650-yard freestyle and the 500-yard freestyle, respectively, in UCLA's dual meet against USC.(MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

UCLA men’s tennis will host UNLV on Saturday and will look to rebound from its first loss of the season. Senior Martin Redlicki is currently the top-ranked athlete in the Oracle/ITA Division I Men’s National Singles Ranking and has held that spot since November. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

Weekend in Preview: Softball commences 56-game season, swim and dive to face USC

SoftballNicholas Yekikian, assistant Sports editor UCLA softball’s 56-game campaign begins this weekend. The No. 4 Bruins will face four different opponents this weekend – none of whom are ranked. Read more...

Photo: UCLA men’s tennis will host UNLV on Saturday and will look to rebound from its first loss of the season. Senior Martin Redlicki is currently the top-ranked athlete in the Oracle/ITA Division I Men’s National Singles Ranking and has held that spot since November. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

UCLA men’s tennis will host UNLV on Saturday and will look to rebound from its first loss of the season. Senior Martin Redlicki is currently the top-ranked athlete in the Oracle/ITA Division I Men’s National Singles Ranking and has held that spot since November. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

UCLA swimming does a 3-minute meditation at the start of practices to help the swimmers get into a mindset that is entirely focused on swimming, rather than other stressful things in their lives. (Stella Huang

UCLA swim and dive focuses on mental preparedness, high morale

Despite recent losses, the Bruins continue to engage in mental exercises to manage the demands of competing as student-athletes. UCLA swimming and diving (5-5, 2-4 Pac-12) was defeated by No. Read more...

Photo: UCLA swimming does a 3-minute meditation at the start of practices to help the swimmers get into a mindset that is entirely focused on swimming, rather than other stressful things in their lives. (Stella Huang

UCLA swimming does a 3-minute meditation at the start of practices to help the swimmers get into a mindset that is entirely focused on swimming, rather than other stressful things in their lives. (Stella Huang



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