Wednesday, May 27

Baseball looks to avoid complacency in series against Cal Poly

The hardest part of the season may very well be in the past, but the battle-tested Bruins have no intention of taking their foot off the gas pedal. Read more...

Photo: UCLA baseball is coming off the hardest stretch of the season with wins against Stanford and Long Beach State. Sophomore catcher Gavin Johns and the Bruins will now look to continue their momentum as they take on Cal Poly. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

McDonald first Bruin to claim singles, doubles titles in the same year

Junior Mackenzie McDonald lifted his fist in the air, tilting his head back after two resounding victories. McDonald claimed both the singles and doubles championship titles at the 2016 Division I Men’s Tennis Championship Monday afternoon in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Read more...

Photo: Junior Mackie McDonald became the first player in UCLA history to win both the tennis singles and doubles championships in the same year after upsetting Ohio State’s No. 1-ranked Mikael Torpegaard. (Courtesy of NCAA)

Mackie McDonald wins 2016 NCAA Division I men’s singles championship

UCLA’s Mackie McDonald is the 2016 NCAA singles champion. The No. 6 standout junior took down Ohio State’s No. 1 Mikael Torpegaard 6-3, 6-3 in the 2016 NCAA Division I men’s singles championship in Tulsa, Oklahoma to claim the title. Read more...

Photo: Junior Mackie McDonald won the NCAA singles championship in straight sets over Ohio State’s Mikael Torpegaard. It is UCLA men’s tennis’ first individual title since 2014. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Press Pass: Tennis in Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. — We’re going to start by getting the bad stuff out of the way. So, let’s begin with sports. Our trip to Tulsa ended, unfortunately, as a huge athletic disappointment. Read more...

Photo: UCLA men’s tennis was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I championship tournament. But the visit was an “eye-opening experience” for the writers who went to cover it. (Charlie Levin/Daily Bruin)

Men’s tennis upset by Oklahoma in NCAA championship quarterfinals

TULSA, Okla. — Red filled the stadium. “Boomer Sooner, Boomer Sooner! OK, U!” roared the crowd. Not every great season can have a fairy-tale ending and for the Bruins, the volume of the fans sure didn’t soften the blow of that sudden realization. Read more...

Photo: UCLA men’s tennis’ quarterfinal match against No. 11 Oklahoma came down to a duel between junior Joseph Di Giulio and the Sooners’ Andre Biro. Di Giulio lost 6-3, dropping six out of the last seven games in the third set. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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