Sunday, May 31

Wearing Two Caps: UCLA water polo goalkeeper trains with US senior national team

When faced with the chance to take a year off from school to train alongside the United States women’s senior national water polo team, a pipeline to the Olympics, goalkeeper Sami Hill jumped at the opportunity. Read more...

Photo: UCLA goalkeeper Sami Hill redshirted her second season as a Bruin in order to train with the U.S. women’s water polo senior national team. The experience was a different one for the young athlete, who found herself somewhat intimidated by the nation’s top players. However, Hill is eager to apply what she learned to her current UCLA team.

Tennis player’s aspirations reach beyond the court

And while she can’t stand to be off the tennis court as her team closes the season in the NCAA tournament, Ray, a communication studies student, seeks to eventually apply her skills from tennis to the broadcasting booth. Read more...

Photo: Kaitlin Ray, a sophomore communication studies student on the women’s tennis team, aspires to play professional tennis, which she then plans to transition into a career in sports broadcasting. Her love for sports and her competitive nature fuel her goals.

Track twins make a home at UCLA

Although freshmen pole vaulters Renee and Sara Greene may be the youngest members of the women’s pole vault team, the story of how they got into the sport may seem familiar to some of the upperclassmen on the team. Read more...

Photo: Despite only having started their pole vaulting careers in their junior year of high school, freshman pole vaulters Sara and Renee Greene have helped motivate each other to improve quickly.

Scates’ Students: Sealy and Speraw reunite as UCLA’s volleyball coaches

When John Speraw was contemplating taking over the UCLA men’s volleyball head coaching job last year, he didn’t think about the pressure or expectations that would come from replacing the legend that was Al Scates. Read more...

Photo: The current UCLA men’s and women’s volleyball coaches, John Speraw (No. 14) and Michael Sealy (No. 7), were both members of the 1993 men’s volleyball squad.

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