After helping coach Michael Sealy and the UCLA women's volleyball team make two consecutive playoff runs, assistant coach Kaitlin Nielsen was named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association Women's volleyball Thirty under 30 list. (Korbin Placet/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Rundown: April 12

Check out a breakdown of the UCLA sports stories you might have missed this week. Thirty under 30 Women’s volleyball assistant coach Kaitlin Nielsen was honored by the American Volleyball Coaches Association on Friday when she was named to the association’s Thirty under 30 list. Read more...

After helping coach Michael Sealy and the UCLA women's volleyball team make two consecutive playoff runs, assistant coach Kaitlin Nielsen was named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association Women's volleyball Thirty under 30 list. (Korbin Placet/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Former UCLA football player Jeff Locke was the holder for the Minnesota Vikings' failed field goal attempt at the end of their playoff game last weekend. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Former UCLA football player Jeff Locke was the holder for the Minnesota Vikings' failed field goal attempt at the end of their playoff game last weekend. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Junior outside hitter Jordan Anderson and the No. 14-seed UCLA women's volleyball team will need to pull off an upset in Texas on Friday night to continue their 2015 season.
Junior outside hitter Jordan Anderson and the No. 14-seed UCLA women's volleyball team will need to pull off an upset in Texas on Friday night to continue their 2015 season.

The women's volleyball team was fired up Saturday night as it came back from a 2-0 deficit to beat Michigan in five sets in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Bruins will face No. 3 Texas in the Sweet Sixteen on Friday night in Austin. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)
The women's volleyball team was fired up Saturday night as it came back from a 2-0 deficit to beat Michigan in five sets in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Bruins will face No. 3 Texas in the Sweet Sixteen on Friday night in Austin. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)


Behind the steady play of junior libero Taylor Formico, the UCLA women's volleyball team earned the No. 14 seed in the 2015 NCAA Tournament. Formico was named Pac-12 Libero of the Year this week. (Korbin Placet/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Behind the steady play of junior libero Taylor Formico, the UCLA women's volleyball team earned the No. 14 seed in the 2015 NCAA Tournament. Formico was named Pac-12 Libero of the Year this week. (Korbin Placet/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA upset No. 1 USC, but fell to No. 8 Stanford over the Thanksgiving break. The Bruins earned the No. 14-seed in the NCAA Tournament. (Korbin Placet/Daily Bruin senior staff)
UCLA upset No. 1 USC, but fell to No. 8 Stanford over the Thanksgiving break. The Bruins earned the No. 14-seed in the NCAA Tournament. (Korbin Placet/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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