Wednesday, May 22

Senior setter Micah Ma'a has posted 104 kills, 57 service aces and 817 assists this season. Ma'a led the Bruins in their recent contest against Grand Canyon with 17 kills – while also hitting for .342. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Men’s volleyball look to finish regular season strong as MPSF tournament looms

The Bruins have two regular season matches left. No. 5 UCLA men’s volleyball (17-7, 7-3 MPSF) will face No. 14 Concordia Irvine (14-16, 3-7) and No. Read more...

Photo: Senior setter Micah Ma'a has posted 104 kills, 57 service aces and 817 assists this season. Ma'a led the Bruins in their recent contest against Grand Canyon with 17 kills – while also hitting for .342. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Senior setter Micah Ma'a has posted 104 kills, 57 service aces and 817 assists this season. Ma'a led the Bruins in their recent contest against Grand Canyon with 17 kills – while also hitting for .342. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Senior setter Micah Ma'a recorded six service aces, 17 kills and a .342 hitting percentage against Grand Canyon. Ma'a took sole possession of the UCLA career service ace record. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Men’s volleyball breaks losing streak, outleaping Antelopes 3-1

The Bruins snapped their losing streak and broke a record in their return home. No. 5 UCLA men’s volleyball (17-7, 7-3 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) defeated Grand Canyon (12-14, 2-8 MPSF) 3-1 at the John Wooden Center on Sunday. Read more...

Photo: Senior setter Micah Ma'a recorded six service aces, 17 kills and a .342 hitting percentage against Grand Canyon. Ma'a took sole possession of the UCLA career service ace record. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Senior setter Micah Ma'a recorded six service aces, 17 kills and a .342 hitting percentage against Grand Canyon. Ma'a took sole possession of the UCLA career service ace record. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Junior middle blocker Daenan Gyimah posted eight kills and three blocks against Pepperdine on Wednesday. Gyimah is second in the Bruins' total kills this season, behind redshirt junior opposite Brandon Rattray. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Men’s volleyball swamped by Waves in Malibu 3-1, taking third consecutive loss

The Bruins no longer hold sole possession of first place in conference standings. No. 5 UCLA men’s volleyball (16-7, 6-3 MPSF) fell to No. 4 Pepperdine (17-6, 6-3 MPSF) 3-1 on Wednesday night at the Firestone Fieldhouse. Read more...

Photo: Junior middle blocker Daenan Gyimah posted eight kills and three blocks against Pepperdine on Wednesday. Gyimah is second in the Bruins' total kills this season, behind redshirt junior opposite Brandon Rattray. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Junior middle blocker Daenan Gyimah posted eight kills and three blocks against Pepperdine on Wednesday. Gyimah is second in the Bruins' total kills this season, behind redshirt junior opposite Brandon Rattray. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Redshirt junior opposite Brandon Rattray posted a career-high 24 kills and hit for .486 in the loss to Stanford. Rattray had previously logged a career high of 21 against UC San Diego. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Men’s volleyball takes five-set loss to Stanford in match of many lineup shifts

Despite selecting a number of different lineups, the Bruins could not claim the win. No. 4 UCLA men’s volleyball (16-6, 6-2 MPSF) lost to No. 8 Stanford (14-8, 5-4) in five sets by scores of 25-23, 21-25, 19-25, 25-23 and 10-15, respectively. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior opposite Brandon Rattray posted a career-high 24 kills and hit for .486 in the loss to Stanford. Rattray had previously logged a career high of 21 against UC San Diego. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt junior opposite Brandon Rattray posted a career-high 24 kills and hit for .486 in the loss to Stanford. Rattray had previously logged a career high of 21 against UC San Diego. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Junior middle blocker (left) Daenan Gyimah posted a team-high 16 kills in the five-set loss to BYU in Provo, Utah. Gyimah has recorded a team-high 224 total kills so far this season, overtaking redshirt junior opposite Brandon Rattray. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

UCLA men’s volleyball loses to BYU on the road, struggles with offense

The Bruins conceded their first conference match of the season. No. 5 UCLA men’s volleyball (16-5, 6-1 MPSF) fell to No. 9 Brigham Young (10-6, 5-3) 3-2 in five sets Thursday night in Provo, Utah. Read more...

Photo: Junior middle blocker (left) Daenan Gyimah posted a team-high 16 kills in the five-set loss to BYU in Provo, Utah. Gyimah has recorded a team-high 224 total kills so far this season, overtaking redshirt junior opposite Brandon Rattray. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Junior middle blocker (left) Daenan Gyimah posted a team-high 16 kills in the five-set loss to BYU in Provo, Utah. Gyimah has recorded a team-high 224 total kills so far this season, overtaking redshirt junior opposite Brandon Rattray. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Senior setter Micah Ma'a (left) has never defeated BYU in Provo, Utah. Ma'a posted 20 assists against the Cougars earlier this season and a season-high five service aces. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

Men’s volleyball prepares bench for performance against BYU and Stanford on the road

The Bruins will begin their second round of conference play on the road. No. 4 UCLA men’s volleyball (16-4, 6-0 MPSF) will face No. 9 Brigham Young (9-6, 4-3) and No. Read more...

Photo: Senior setter Micah Ma'a (left) has never defeated BYU in Provo, Utah. Ma'a posted 20 assists against the Cougars earlier this season and a season-high five service aces. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

Senior setter Micah Ma'a (left) has never defeated BYU in Provo, Utah. Ma'a posted 20 assists against the Cougars earlier this season and a season-high five service aces. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

Junior middle blocker Daenan Gyimah posted  18 kills across the weekend of play in the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Challenge. Gyimah hit for .733 in the second match of the weekend against Penn State. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Men’s volleyball extends win streak, sweeping Ohio State and Penn State

The Bruins added two straight-set victories to their win streak. No. 5 UCLA men’s volleyball (16-4, 6-0 MPSF) defeated both Ohio State (6-14, 2-6 MIVA) and Penn State (8-10, 5-2 EIVA) by scores of 3-0 on Friday and Saturday, respectively, at USC’s Galen Center. Read more...

Photo: Junior middle blocker Daenan Gyimah posted 18 kills across the weekend of play in the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Challenge. Gyimah hit for .733 in the second match of the weekend against Penn State. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Junior middle blocker Daenan Gyimah posted  18 kills across the weekend of play in the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Challenge. Gyimah hit for .733 in the second match of the weekend against Penn State. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)


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