Thursday, April 25

Men’s volleyball reflects after once-promising season lost to injuries

UCLA men's volleyball failed to advance to the NCAA tournament – one season removed from its trip to the 2018 NCAA championship final. The Bruins fell 3-1 to USC in the MPSF conference tournament semifinal. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

UCLA men's volleyball failed to advance to the NCAA tournament – one season removed from its trip to the 2018 NCAA championship final. The Bruins fell 3-1 to USC in the MPSF conference tournament semifinal. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

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After a season plagued by injuries, the Bruins did not have the chance to make a postseason run. UCLA men’s volleyball’s record season was cut short after it did not win the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation conference tournament or claim an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament.


Sophomore right fielder Garrett Mitchell has one outfield assist and zero errors so far this season. UCLA baseball owns the best fielding percentage in the Pac-12 with a 0.981 mark. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)
Sophomore right fielder Garrett Mitchell has one outfield assist and zero errors so far this season. UCLA baseball owns the best fielding percentage in the Pac-12 with a 0.981 mark. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Senior Cole Madey was UCLA men's golf's top-finisher at the Pac-12 championships this week. Madey shot a 5-under 279 and finished third place. (Courtesy of Samuel Marshall/Eric Evans Photography)
Senior Cole Madey was UCLA men's golf's top-finisher at the Pac-12 championships this week. Madey shot a 5-under 279 and finished third place. (Courtesy of Samuel Marshall/Eric Evans Photography)

Freshman utility Colleen Sullivan hit her second home run of the year in UCLA softball's game against Oregon State on Friday. Sullivan is hitting .259 on the year. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)
Freshman utility Colleen Sullivan hit her second home run of the year in UCLA softball's game against Oregon State on Friday. Sullivan is hitting .259 on the year. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Chase Utley was an All-American second baseman for UCLA baseball before playing 16 years in the MLB with the Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Dodgers. (Daily Bruin Archive)
Chase Utley was an All-American second baseman for UCLA baseball before playing 16 years in the MLB with the Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Dodgers. (Daily Bruin Archive)

Senior Izzy Carey – who earned the Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Scholar-Athlete of the year – will compete in her final Pac-12 championship this weekend. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)
Senior Izzy Carey – who earned the Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Scholar-Athlete of the year – will compete in her final Pac-12 championship this weekend. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

UCLA gymnastics volunteer assistant coach Jordyn Wieber (right) has accepted the head coaching position at Arkansas. Wieber has been a volunteer assistant coach for the Bruins for the last three seasons. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)
UCLA gymnastics volunteer assistant coach Jordyn Wieber (right) has accepted the head coaching position at Arkansas. Wieber has been a volunteer assistant coach for the Bruins for the last three seasons. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman center Moses Brown put up nine double-doubles for UCLA men’s basketball last season. With Brown going to the NBA Draft, the Bruins will be without their top-three scorers from a year ago. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)
Freshman center Moses Brown put up nine double-doubles for UCLA men’s basketball last season. With Brown going to the NBA Draft, the Bruins will be without their top-three scorers from a year ago. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)


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