Friday, April 10

Women’s water polo prepares to face Michigan in first round of NCAA tournament

The Bruins have been training for this weekend since they earned their spot in the tournament at the MPSF championship. No. 3 seed UCLA (23-6, 4-2 MPSF) will play No. Read more...

Photo: Junior attacker Bronte Halligan has found the back of the cage 31 times on the season – good for third best on for UCLA women’s water polo. The Bruins will take on the Wolverines in the NCAA championship quarterfinals at Stanford, California, on Friday. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)


Women’s water polo aims to push past recent losses in MPSF championship opener

The Bruins will have an opportunity to earn an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. No. 4 UCLA women’s water polo (21-5, 4-2 MPSF) will play at Stanford on Friday against No. Read more...

Photo: Junior attacker Bronte Halligan sits at third in scoring for UCLA women’s water polo with 27 goals on the season. The Bruins will take on Arizona State in the first round of the MPSF championship. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)



Swim and dive sees successful splashdown in Zone E with fifth NCAA qualification

Four divers competed in the NCAA Zone E Diving Championships this past week. Seniors Eloise Belanger and Traci Shiver, redshirt senior Maria Polyakova, and sophomore Alice Yanovksy traveled to Flagstaff, Arizona, and, for the second time in her career, Polyakova won the 3-meter crown at Zones. Read more...

Photo: Senior Maria Polyakova punched her ticket to the NCAA Championships in Austin, Texas, with wins in the 1-meter and 3-meter at the NCAA Zone E Diving Championships this week. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)


Swim and dive places sixth in Pac-12 championships with first-place diving finishes

The Bruins have begun the postseason. No. 25 UCLA swim and dive (8-3, 4-3 Pac-12) traveled to Federal Way, Washington, to compete in the four-daylong Pac-12 championships. Read more...

Photo: Senior diver Maria Polyakova won both the 1-meter and the 3-meter for UCLA at the Pac-12 championships this weekend. Polyakova was also crowned Diver of the Meet. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)


Swim and dive comes up short against USC in final meet before championships

The Bruins traveled across town this weekend for a meeting with the Trojans. No. 25 UCLA swim and dive (8-3, 4-3 Pac-12), however, was bested by its hometown rival No. Read more...

Photo: Senior Sandra Soe took home wins in the mile and 500-yard freestyle for UCLA swimming against USC on Friday. Soe nearly broke the Bruins’ school record in the mile, qualifying as an NCAA B Cut. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)