Sunday, November 18


Seven swimmers and one diver will compete for UCLA swimming and diving at the NCAA championships this week. The meet will run from Wednesday to Saturday and will take place in Columbus, Ohio. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Swimming and diving hope to make splash at NCAA championships

Bruin swimming and diving will finish up its season with a chance at top finishes in a few events at this week’s NCAA championships. Junior diver Eloise Belanger has a shot at placing in all three diving events, and swimming has an opportunity in the 200-yard breaststroke and the 200-yard butterfly. Read more...

Photo: Seven swimmers and one diver will compete for UCLA swimming and diving at the NCAA championships this week. The meet will run from Wednesday to Saturday and will take place in Columbus, Ohio. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Seven swimmers and one diver will compete for UCLA swimming and diving at the NCAA championships this week. The meet will run from Wednesday to Saturday and will take place in Columbus, Ohio. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Diver Eloise Belanger took second in the 1-meter, 3-meter and platform events at the NCAA Zone E Championships that ran Monday through Wednesday. The junior was the only UCLA diver to qualify for the NCAA Championships that will take place next week.  (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

UCLA divers set records at NCAA Zone E Diving Championships

Junior Eloise Belanger will advance to her third NCAA championship as the only UCLA diver to qualify. No. 21 UCLA diving competed at the NCAA Zone E Diving Championships from March 5-7 in Flagstaff, Arizona. Read more...

Photo: Diver Eloise Belanger took second in the 1-meter, 3-meter and platform events at the NCAA Zone E Championships that ran Monday through Wednesday. The junior was the only UCLA diver to qualify for the NCAA Championships that will take place next week. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Diver Eloise Belanger took second in the 1-meter, 3-meter and platform events at the NCAA Zone E Championships that ran Monday through Wednesday. The junior was the only UCLA diver to qualify for the NCAA Championships that will take place next week.  (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)


Junior diver Éloïse Bélanger began diving at the age of 7. Since then, she has competed on the Canadian senior national team and has won the Pac-12 Championships in 1-meter and 3-meter. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA diver overcomes international unfamiliarities and sets new records

Éloïse Bélanger spent a year dreaming of using her local pools’ diving boards when she was a child. Divers had to be 7 years old, but Bélanger was only 6 at the time. Read more...

Photo: Junior diver Éloïse Bélanger began diving at the age of 7. Since then, she has competed on the Canadian senior national team and has won the Pac-12 Championships in 1-meter and 3-meter. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior diver Éloïse Bélanger began diving at the age of 7. Since then, she has competed on the Canadian senior national team and has won the Pac-12 Championships in 1-meter and 3-meter. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior diver Eloise Belanger placed first in both the 1-meter and 3-meter events at the Pac-12 Championships. The Bruins finished sixth overall.
 (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Swimming and diving places sixth at Pac-12 Championships

Junior diver Eloise Belanger competed in three events at the Pac-12 Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships and left with two first-place finishes. Belanger took the top spot in both the 1-meter and 3-meter competitions, making her the second ever UCLA diver to do so. Read more...

Photo: Junior diver Eloise Belanger placed first in both the 1-meter and 3-meter events at the Pac-12 Championships. The Bruins finished sixth overall. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Junior diver Eloise Belanger placed first in both the 1-meter and 3-meter events at the Pac-12 Championships. The Bruins finished sixth overall.
 (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Senior swimmer Margaux Verger Gourson finished just .01 seconds ahead of junior swimmer Sandra Soe in UCLA's dual meet against USC earlier this month. The two flipped positions in the 1650 when Soe took first and Verger Gourson took second at the same meet.  (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA’s only two distance swimmers share unique bond

Margaux Verger Gourson and Sandra Soe have shared classes, a suite on the Hill and even the same major, sociology. As the only two distance swimmers on the UCLA swimming team, they also share a demanding training schedule. Read more...

Photo: Senior swimmer Margaux Verger Gourson finished just .01 seconds ahead of junior swimmer Sandra Soe in UCLA's dual meet against USC earlier this month. The two flipped positions in the 1650 when Soe took first and Verger Gourson took second at the same meet. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Senior swimmer Margaux Verger Gourson finished just .01 seconds ahead of junior swimmer Sandra Soe in UCLA's dual meet against USC earlier this month. The two flipped positions in the 1650 when Soe took first and Verger Gourson took second at the same meet.  (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)


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