One shot decided the last meeting between the Bruins and the Golden Bears.
“We were up by three,” said coach Adam Wright. “And then all of the sudden they had a chance to tie it – the ball laying on the line.
The Bruins have won the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Invitational in each of the past two seasons.
“I think the biggest thing about this weekend is that we’re going to really see where were at,” said coach Adam Wright.
Adam Wright emphasized one word at practice this week: energy. “Energy dictates a lot for us,” the coach said. “We’ve had teams in the past where we could have good focus, but energy wasn’t there.
Drawing penalties gave the Bruins an edge.
No. 2 UCLA men’s water polo (15-0) defeated No. 8 UC Davis (8-4) 12-8 to close out the weekend on the road with wins over two top-10 ranked opponents.
The Bruins didn’t even let it get close.
No. 2 UCLA men’s water polo (13-0) defeated No.12 UC Irvine (5-5) 14-7 in front of a packed crowd at Spieker Aquatics Center, remembering the one-goal loss from last season – which snapped the Bruins’ 12-game winning streak.
After several rain delays, the Bruins’ season came to an end.
No. 2-seeded UCLA men’s tennis (30-3, 8-0 Pac-12) fell 1-4 to No. 3-seeded Ohio State (34-2, 11-0 Big Ten) ending the Bruin’s NCAA tournament run.
A rain delay and venue change didn’t phase the Bruins.
No. 2-seeded UCLA men’s tennis (29-2, 8-0 Pac-12) defeated No. 15-seeded Michigan 4-2 (25-9, 8-2 Big Ten) at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s indoor facility to advance to the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament.
The match was delayed more than three hours, but the Bruins were off the court in less than two.
No. 2-seeded UCLA men’s tennis (27-2, 8-0 Pac-12) defeat Idaho (15-8, 10-1 Big Sky) 4-0 in the first round of the NCAA regionals at the Los Angeles Tennis Center.
Home-court advantage – something the Bruins have enjoyed all season long.
“Every year I dread having to think about going on the road for these two matches,” said coach Billy Martin.
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