Saturday, June 15

Senior Lizette Rozeboom said UCLA women's water polo will be focusing on executing 6-on-5 plays during practice this week in preparation for the MPSF championships this weekend at Stanford. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Women’s water polo looks to improve on power play opportunities in postseason

The Bruins are sinking during their 6-on-5 opportunities. No. 3 UCLA women’s water polo (21-5, 4-2 MPSF) will head into the postseason with a trend of inefficient power play offense against top-ranked teams. Read more...

Photo: Senior Lizette Rozeboom said UCLA women's water polo will be focusing on executing 6-on-5 plays during practice this week in preparation for the MPSF championships this weekend at Stanford. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Senior Lizette Rozeboom said UCLA women's water polo will be focusing on executing 6-on-5 plays during practice this week in preparation for the MPSF championships this weekend at Stanford. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Junior attacker Bronte Halligan found the back of the cage twice in UCLA women's water polo's near comeback against crosstown rival USC on Saturday afternoon. The Bruins fell short to the Trojans in their final regular season game before the MPSF championships. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Women’s water polo fails to mount a comeback, falling in final home match to USC

The Bruins came up just short of beating their crosstown rivals for the first time since 2017. No. 3 UCLA women’s water polo (21-5, 4-2 MPSF) lost to No. Read more...

Photo: Junior attacker Bronte Halligan found the back of the cage twice in UCLA women's water polo's near comeback against crosstown rival USC on Saturday afternoon. The Bruins fell short to the Trojans in their final regular season game before the MPSF championships. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Junior attacker Bronte Halligan found the back of the cage twice in UCLA women's water polo's near comeback against crosstown rival USC on Saturday afternoon. The Bruins fell short to the Trojans in their final regular season game before the MPSF championships. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)


Senior goalie Carlee Kapana has registered 150 saves and has allowed 102 goals in 19 starts this season. UCLA women’s water polo defeated San Jose State 13-3, but fell short of an upset against No. 1 Stanford, losing the match by a score of 7-6 this weekend. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Women’s water polo uses lessons from last season to improve performance this year

It’s been deja vu for the Bruins in the pool. No. 3 UCLA women’s water polo (21-4, 4-1 MPSF) has an identical record as it did at this point last season in coach Adam Wright’s second year with the team. Read more...

Photo: Senior goalie Carlee Kapana has registered 150 saves and has allowed 102 goals in 19 starts this season. UCLA women’s water polo defeated San Jose State 13-3, but fell short of an upset against No. 1 Stanford, losing the match by a score of 7-6 this weekend. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Senior goalie Carlee Kapana has registered 150 saves and has allowed 102 goals in 19 starts this season. UCLA women’s water polo defeated San Jose State 13-3, but fell short of an upset against No. 1 Stanford, losing the match by a score of 7-6 this weekend. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Junior attacker Bronte Halligan logged four of UCLA women's water polo's 13 goals against San Jose State this weekend. The Bruins won 13-3 on the road. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Women’s water polo barely outdone by Cardinal, blows Spartans out of the pool

A close loss derailed the Bruins’ perfect conference record – but the team bounced back. No. 3 UCLA women’s water polo (21-4, 4-1 MPSF) split two weekend games, falling 7-6 to No. Read more...

Photo: Junior attacker Bronte Halligan logged four of UCLA women's water polo's 13 goals against San Jose State this weekend. The Bruins won 13-3 on the road. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Junior attacker Bronte Halligan logged four of UCLA women's water polo's 13 goals against San Jose State this weekend. The Bruins won 13-3 on the road. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Senior defender Rachel Whitelegge – who has 13 goals on the season – said the team was able to focus more on film for individual teams once the nonconference tournaments were over. No. 3 UCLA women's water polo will face No. 1 Stanford and No. 18 San Jose State on the road this weekend. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Women’s water polo aims to snap losing streak to Stanford, remain unbeaten in MPSF

The Bruins are on the road for the final time in the regular season. The Mountain Pacific Sports Federation’s last two undefeated teams will duke it out when No. Read more...

Photo: Senior defender Rachel Whitelegge – who has 13 goals on the season – said the team was able to focus more on film for individual teams once the nonconference tournaments were over. No. 3 UCLA women's water polo will face No. 1 Stanford and No. 18 San Jose State on the road this weekend. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Senior defender Rachel Whitelegge – who has 13 goals on the season – said the team was able to focus more on film for individual teams once the nonconference tournaments were over. No. 3 UCLA women's water polo will face No. 1 Stanford and No. 18 San Jose State on the road this weekend. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Senior defender Kelsey Blacker said UCLA women's water polo took advantage of its opponents' zone defenses to improve its passing and shooting. UCLA defeated Arizona State and Indiana on the road Saturday afternoon. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Women’s water polo downs Arizona State, Indiana with dominant play

After losing two in a row, the Bruins are now winners of three straight. No. 3 UCLA women’s water polo (19-3, 3-0 MPSF) left the desert with two more conference wins, beating No. Read more...

Photo: Senior defender Kelsey Blacker said UCLA women's water polo took advantage of its opponents' zone defenses to improve its passing and shooting. UCLA defeated Arizona State and Indiana on the road Saturday afternoon. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Senior defender Kelsey Blacker said UCLA women's water polo took advantage of its opponents' zone defenses to improve its passing and shooting. UCLA defeated Arizona State and Indiana on the road Saturday afternoon. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)


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