Thursday, May 28

Beach volleyball claims second straight NCAA title, UCLA’s 117th

This post was updated May 5 at 2:23 p.m. GULF SHORES, Ala. — Abby Van Winkle crouched down and slammed the sand after the ball hit the ground. Read more...

Photo: No. 2 seed UCLA beach volleyball celebrates after sweeping crosstown rival USC to win back-to-back NCAA championships. The Bruins bounced back after falling to the Trojans in the Pac-12 championship last week. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)



Beach volleyball’s sweep of LSU sends UCLA to NCAA championship final

GULF SHORES, Ala. — The Bruins were dancing on tables at the NCAA banquet Thursday – and they’re still dancing. No. 2 seed UCLA beach volleyball (34-3) swept No. Read more...

Photo: Senior Sarah Sponcil and her partner junior Lily Justine won 21-9, 21-7 against LSU, picking up their first win of the NCAA championship. The duo put up UCLA beach volleyball’s second dual point. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)



UCLA opens NCAA beach volleyball championship with win over Hawai’i

GULF SHORES, Ala. — It was a race to the finish. No. 2 seed UCLA beach volleyball (32-3) broke a 2-2 tie to defeat No. 7 seed Hawai’i (26-10) in the first round of the NCAA championship in Gulf Shores, Alabama, on Friday morning. Read more...

Photo: Seniors Nicole and Megan McNamara clinched No. 2 seed UCLA beach volleyball’s victory over No. 7 seed Hawai’i in a three-set match that ended on an ace from Megan McNamara. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)



Seven potential opponents await beach volleyball at NCAA championship

No. 2 seed UCLA beach volleyball will have the opportunity to defend its national title in Gulf Shores, Alabama, this weekend. UCLA will face No. 7 seed Hawai’i in the first round of the NCAA championship at 9 a.m. Read more...

Photo: No. 2 seed UCLA beach volleyball will take on No. 7 seed Hawai’i in the first round of the NCAA championship. The Bruins – last year’s NCAA champion – will have the opportunity to bounce back from its Pac-12 championship loss to USC last weekend. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)



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