Friday, July 19

Senior Emma Schanz won both the 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard IM with times of 54.37 and 2:01.47, respectively, Friday. Schanz also competed in the 100-yard butterfly for the first time this year and got third place with a time of 55.03. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Swim floats to the top, coming away from doubleheader with wins

Coach Cyndi Gallagher reached her 200th career win Friday. UCLA swim (7-0) faced UC Santa Barbara and UC San Diego in their second doubleheader of the season and walked away with a win. Read more...

Photo: Senior Emma Schanz won both the 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard IM with times of 54.37 and 2:01.47, respectively, Friday. Schanz also competed in the 100-yard butterfly for the first time this year and got third place with a time of 55.03. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Senior Emma Schanz won both the 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard IM with times of 54.37 and 2:01.47, respectively, Friday. Schanz also competed in the 100-yard butterfly for the first time this year and got third place with a time of 55.03. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Senior Sandra Soe took home wins in the 500- and 1,000-yard freestyle in the Bruins' most recent meet against Harvard and the University of San Diego, recording times of 4:55.03 and 10:00.68, respectively. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

UCLA swim plunges into second consecutive tournament following Harvard win

With decisive victories to open 2019, the undefeated Bruins are back in action. UCLA swim (5-0) faces a quick turnaround as it prepares for its second doubleheader meet in four days, when it will square off against UC San Diego (7-3) and UC Santa Barbara (1-0) at Spieker Aquatics Center on Friday. Read more...

Photo: Senior Sandra Soe took home wins in the 500- and 1,000-yard freestyle in the Bruins' most recent meet against Harvard and the University of San Diego, recording times of 4:55.03 and 10:00.68, respectively. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Senior Sandra Soe took home wins in the 500- and 1,000-yard freestyle in the Bruins' most recent meet against Harvard and the University of San Diego, recording times of 4:55.03 and 10:00.68, respectively. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Junior Amy Okada took home wins in the 100-yard butterfly and 200-yard butterfly at the Bruins' meet(removed "on") Monday against Harvard and San Diego. UCLA finished first at the meet to continue its undefeated start to the season. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Swim and dive jumps into new year taking first place in doubleheader meet

After five weeks away from the pool, UCLA has started 2019 with a win. UCLA swim and dive (5-0) took home first place in a doubleheader meet against Harvard (4-1) and University of San Diego (4-3) at Spieker Aquatics Center. Read more...

Photo: Junior Amy Okada took home wins in the 100-yard butterfly and 200-yard butterfly at the Bruins' meet(removed "on") Monday against Harvard and San Diego. UCLA finished first at the meet to continue its undefeated start to the season. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Junior Amy Okada took home wins in the 100-yard butterfly and 200-yard butterfly at the Bruins' meet(removed "on") Monday against Harvard and San Diego. UCLA finished first at the meet to continue its undefeated start to the season. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

In the Bruins' last meet in Georgia, freshman swimmer Claire Grover finished in the top 13 in the 50-yard freestyle and recorded a team-best eighth place in the 100-yard breaststroke. UCLA will return to the pool Monday to face Harvard and San Diego. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

UCLA swim and dive splashes back into competition after monthlong break

The Bruins will take to the pool for the first time in 2019. UCLA swim and dive (3-0) kicks off the new year at Spieker Aquatics Center on Monday in a doubleheader meet, where it will face off against unbeaten Harvard (3-0) and the San Diego (4-3). Read more...

Photo: In the Bruins' last meet in Georgia, freshman swimmer Claire Grover finished in the top 13 in the 50-yard freestyle and recorded a team-best eighth place in the 100-yard breaststroke. UCLA will return to the pool Monday to face Harvard and San Diego. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

In the Bruins' last meet in Georgia, freshman swimmer Claire Grover finished in the top 13 in the 50-yard freestyle and recorded a team-best eighth place in the 100-yard breaststroke. UCLA will return to the pool Monday to face Harvard and San Diego. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Senior diver Traci Shiver finished the weekend in Athens, Georgia, with a second-place finish in platform diving, recording a season-high score of 241.00 for the Bruins and qualifying her for the NCAA Zones. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

UCLA swim and dive places fifth at Georgia Fall Invitational

The Bruins were tested this weekend. UCLA swim and dive (3-0, 3-0 Pac-12) finished in fifth place with an overall 425.5 points in the Georgia Fall Invitational against various NCAA teams, all but one outside of the Pac-12. Read more...

Photo: Senior diver Traci Shiver finished the weekend in Athens, Georgia, with a second-place finish in platform diving, recording a season-high score of 241.00 for the Bruins and qualifying her for the NCAA Zones. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Senior diver Traci Shiver finished the weekend in Athens, Georgia, with a second-place finish in platform diving, recording a season-high score of 241.00 for the Bruins and qualifying her for the NCAA Zones. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Junior Kenisha Liu came out with wins in the 100-meter and 200-meter freestyle in the Bruins' meet against Arizona earlier this month. UCLA will travel to Athens, Georgia, this weekend to compete in the Georgia Fall Invitational. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

UCLA swim and dive to cross country for invitational after break

The Bruins will be competing across the country for the first and only time of the season this week. UCLA swim and dive (3-0, 3-0 Pac-12) will begin a three-day contest at the Georgia Fall Invitational in Athens, Georgia, on Thursday, where it will face a slew of top-20 teams. Read more...

Photo: Junior Kenisha Liu came out with wins in the 100-meter and 200-meter freestyle in the Bruins' meet against Arizona earlier this month. UCLA will travel to Athens, Georgia, this weekend to compete in the Georgia Fall Invitational. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Junior Kenisha Liu came out with wins in the 100-meter and 200-meter freestyle in the Bruins' meet against Arizona earlier this month. UCLA will travel to Athens, Georgia, this weekend to compete in the Georgia Fall Invitational. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

UCLA diving competed in the Trojan Diving Invitational this weekend while UCLA swim had its meets cancelled due to poor air quality. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

While swim sees weekend meet suddenly cancelled, dive surfaces with solid scores

What would appear to be a normal weekend quickly took an unexpected turn for the Bruins. In UCLA swim and dive’s first split weekend of competition, the swimming team’s (3-0) Saturday morning meet against UC Santa Barbara (1-2) and UC San Diego (1-3) at Spieker Aquatics Center was abruptly cancelled due to poor air quality from the nearby fires in Malibu. Read more...

Photo: UCLA diving competed in the Trojan Diving Invitational this weekend while UCLA swim had its meets cancelled due to poor air quality. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

UCLA diving competed in the Trojan Diving Invitational this weekend while UCLA swim had its meets cancelled due to poor air quality. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)


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