Sunday, May 31

Women’s volleyball has mixed record going into play against ranked Pac-12 teams

Almost halfway through conference play, the Pac-12 is up for grabs. UCLA women’s volleyball (10-7, 5-3 Pac-12) has had an up-and-down conference slate, as the Bruins have upset multiple ranked Pac-12 opponents but have also fallen to teams at the bottom of the standings. Read more...

Photo: UCLA redshirt sophomore middle blocker Emily Ryan said the Bruins need to regain consistency in their play in order to stay in the race for the Pac-12. UCLA will face No. 2 Stanford and No. 15 California this weekend. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)


Women’s volleyball notches 1 win, 1 loss at games in Oregon

After dropping their first game of the weekend, the Bruins were at risk of falling to another conference foe two days later. Despite both of its opponents having losing records coming into the weekend, UCLA women’s volleyball (10-7, 5-3 Pac-12) was swept by Oregon (6-11, 2-6) on Friday night and was pushed to five sets by Oregon State (8-11, 2-6) on Sunday, before pulling out the win. Read more...

Photo: UCLA women’s volleyball redshirt sophomore middle blocker Emily Ryan (right) collected a career-high in blocks and kills versus Oregon State, with seven blocks and 11 kills. The Bruins defeated the Beavers in five sets Sunday afternoon. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Women’s volleyball to travel to Oregon for weekend battles with Beavers, Ducks

The Bruins will head north with a chance to stay in the race for the Pac-12. UCLA women’s volleyball (9-6, 4-2 Pac-12) will face Oregon (5-10, 1-5) on Friday night and Oregon State (8-9, 2-4) on Sunday afternoon. Read more...

Photo: UCLA women’s volleyball redshirt sophomore middle blocker Emily Ryan has 43 blocks this season – the best on the team. Ryan and the Bruins will travel north this weekend to face Oregon and Oregon State. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Women’s volleyball finds stability in trio of outside hitters

In a season of change, three players have stayed consistent. Halfway through UCLA women’s volleyball’s (9-6, 4-2 Pac-12) 2019 campaign, the Bruins have collected some big wins, including two upsets over ranked conference rivals in then-No. Read more...

Photo: Junior outside hitter Mac May leads UCLA women’s volleyball in four of five scoring categories, boasting 222 kills and 4.63 kills per set. Outside hitters senior Savvy Simo and junior Jenny Mosser have tallied the second- and third-most kills with 155 and 96, respectively. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)


Weekend matches result in 1 loss, 1 win for women’s volleyball

It was a tale of two games for the Bruins. UCLA women’s volleyball (9-6, 4-2 Pac-12) fell in a three-set match to No. 18 Utah (13-4, 5-1) on Friday, but recovered to sweep Colorado (8-8, 0-6) on Sunday afternoon. Read more...

Photo: Junior outside hitter Mac May led both teams in kills Sunday night versus Colorado, picking up 18 kills with only one attack error for a .515 hitting percentage. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Weekend away games give women’s volleyball chance to stay atop Pac-12

The Bruins will go back on the road again. UCLA women’s volleyball (8-5, 3-1 Pac-12) will face No. 18 Utah (11-4, 3-1) and Colorado (8-6, 0-4) for the Bruins’ first away games of conference play. Read more...

Photo: UCLA women’s volleyball sophomore libero Kelli Barry has recorded double-digit digs in 10 matches, including 17 in the Bruins’ upset over No. 24 Washington State. UCLA will travel to No. 18 Utah and Colorado this weekend for its first conference road games of the year. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Women’s volleyball sees pros and cons in recent trend of sweeps

Sweeps have become almost commonplace for the Bruins this season. UCLA women’s volleyball (8-5, 3-1 Pac-12) swept through its nonconference schedule with nine straight three-set matches, as the Bruins were not forced to play past the minimum number of sets in a win or loss until the fourth week of the season. Read more...

Photo: UCLA women’s volleyball senior outside hitter Savvy Simo has collected double-digit kills in eight of the Bruins’ matches so far this season, including a career-high 19 kills versus then-No. 8 Washington on Sunday afternoon. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)



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