Monday, October 23

Taylor Formico (right) might not bring fans out of their seats with terminal swings or towering blocks, but the senior libero's impact as a defensive player makes her one of the best players in the nation. (Shelby Scoggins/Daily Bruin)

Taylor Formico leads women’s volleyball team with dedication, energy

At the beginning of the year, assistant coach Tony Ker asked all the members of the UCLA women’s volleyball team to close their eyes and mentally nominate two players. Read more...

Photo: Taylor Formico (right) might not bring fans out of their seats with terminal swings or towering blocks, but the senior libero's impact as a defensive player makes her one of the best players in the nation. (Shelby Scoggins/Daily Bruin)

Taylor Formico (right) might not bring fans out of their seats with terminal swings or towering blocks, but the senior libero's impact as a defensive player makes her one of the best players in the nation. (Shelby Scoggins/Daily Bruin)

Jennie Frager led the Bruins with 15 kills Friday night. The senior middle blocker only had one error on 22 swings, good for a .636 hitting percentage. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

Women’s volleyball takes Oregon Ducks down in four sets

Jennie Frager averages about eight kills per match but she tallied seven kills in the second set alone Friday night. “It seems like we have somebody who is on fire every night,” said coach Michael Sealy. Read more...

Photo: Jennie Frager led the Bruins with 15 kills Friday night. The senior middle blocker only had one error on 22 swings, good for a .636 hitting percentage. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

Jennie Frager led the Bruins with 15 kills Friday night. The senior middle blocker only had one error on 22 swings, good for a .636 hitting percentage. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

Torrey Van Winden had a huge game the last time the Bruins played the Ducks. In the October matchup, the freshman pin hitter came up with 19 kills, a mark she's only matched one other time this season, against Stanford. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Women’s volleyball seeks second victory over fierce Oregon offense

With only three matches left in the regular season, the Bruins will finish off a tough pair of games sandwiched between rivalry matches against Stanford and USC. Read more...

Photo: Torrey Van Winden had a huge game the last time the Bruins played the Ducks. In the October matchup, the freshman pin hitter came up with 19 kills, a mark she's only matched one other time this season, against Stanford. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Torrey Van Winden had a huge game the last time the Bruins played the Ducks. In the October matchup, the freshman pin hitter came up with 19 kills, a mark she's only matched one other time this season, against Stanford. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Senior outside hitter Jordan Anderson (left) led the team with two aces Wednesday night. Anderson thrived from the right side, coming up with nine kills overall in UCLA's 3-0 sweep of Oregon State. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

UCLA women’s volleyball vanquishes Oregon State in three-set win

Despite a low crowd energy, the UCLA women’s volleyball team managed to strike up enough momentum to sweep Oregon State in three sets. The No. 9 Bruins (22-5, 13-4 Pac-12) hosted the unranked Beavers (11-17, 4-13 Pac-12) on Wednesday for their first home game this month. Read more...

Photo: Senior outside hitter Jordan Anderson (left) led the team with two aces Wednesday night. Anderson thrived from the right side, coming up with nine kills overall in UCLA's 3-0 sweep of Oregon State. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Senior outside hitter Jordan Anderson (left) led the team with two aces Wednesday night. Anderson thrived from the right side, coming up with nine kills overall in UCLA's 3-0 sweep of Oregon State. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)


Jennie Frager came up with a strong match when UCLA women's volleyball visited Oregon State earlier this season. The senior middle blocker had seven kills and five blocks. (Shelby Scoggins/Daily Bruin)

Women’s volleyball prepares to face unranked Oregon State

UCLA women’s volleyball beat No. 12 Stanford in five sets on Saturday and will play No. 19 Oregon – who took UCLA to five earlier this season – on Friday. Read more...

Photo: Jennie Frager came up with a strong match when UCLA women's volleyball visited Oregon State earlier this season. The senior middle blocker had seven kills and five blocks. (Shelby Scoggins/Daily Bruin)

Jennie Frager came up with a strong match when UCLA women's volleyball visited Oregon State earlier this season. The senior middle blocker had seven kills and five blocks. (Shelby Scoggins/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt senior Haley Lawless got the starting nod against her hometown team, Arizona State, after teammate Zana Muno struggled to put the ball away. The 6-foot-3 pin hitter gives coach Michael Sealy more height on the outside. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Women’s volleyball maximizes flexibility with rotating player lineup

Through various rotation and personnel changes, the three-hitter combination of junior Reily Buechler, senior Jordan Anderson and freshman Torrey Van Winden have remained a constant presence swinging at the pins. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior Haley Lawless got the starting nod against her hometown team, Arizona State, after teammate Zana Muno struggled to put the ball away. The 6-foot-3 pin hitter gives coach Michael Sealy more height on the outside. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Redshirt senior Haley Lawless got the starting nod against her hometown team, Arizona State, after teammate Zana Muno struggled to put the ball away. The 6-foot-3 pin hitter gives coach Michael Sealy more height on the outside. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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