Sunday, May 24

UCLA water polo welcomes Becca Dorst’s return for MPSF tournament

Becca Dorst returned to the pool for the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament this past weekend – and not a moment too soon. With the UCLA women’s water polo team excited at the prospect of NCAA Championships just around the corner, the junior utility is glad to be back and playing with her No. Read more...

Photo: Becca Dorst returned to UCLA women’s water polo this past weekend after a concussion sidelined her for much of the season.

Women’s water polo moves on from USC loss, focuses on MPSF tournament

If UCLA women’s water polo learned anything from Friday’s 11-6 loss to USC, it’s that work needs to be done and that, luckily, the team has an appetite for improvement. Read more...

Photo: Senior defender Natasha Schulman argues that her team needs to work on moving as a unit if it wants to be competitive against teams like USC and Cal, who will capitalize on small mistakes in unity.

Women’s water polo gears up for last home game, USC rematch

Treading water may be integral to water polo, but the UCLA women are using this week’s practices to send a strong “don’t tread on me” message to USC. Read more...

Photo: As senior attacker Gisselle Naranjo and the women’s water polo team prepare to face the top-ranked Trojans this weekend in their last home game, they’re focusing on how to counter USC’s defensive style. The team tailored their training sessions to practice good releases and skills like shooting.

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