Wednesday, March 29

Beach volleyball defeats Cal, Long Beach State at Mizuno Invitational

Sophomore Megan McNamara and her sister Nicole took both court-one games in straight sets Monday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Sophomore Megan McNamara and her sister Nicole took both court-one games in straight sets Monday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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Two more games, two more wins. No. 3 UCLA beach volleyball (13-2) collected its 10th and 11th consecutive wins with a 4-1 victory over No. 15 Cal (8-3) and a 3-2 win against No.


(Kriste Hoang/Daily Bruin)
(Kriste Hoang/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore catcher Paige Halstead had four hits in three games last weekend, including a decisive home run in the Bruins' first game. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Sophomore catcher Paige Halstead had four hits in three games last weekend, including a decisive home run in the Bruins' first game. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Sophomore sprinter Suzie Acolatse was one of many Bruins to score points at the Pac-12 vs. Big 10 Invitational this past weekend. She finished second in the 100-meter dash, followed by sophomore Schuyler Moore in third. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Sophomore sprinter Suzie Acolatse was one of many Bruins to score points at the Pac-12 vs. Big 10 Invitational this past weekend. She finished second in the 100-meter dash, followed by sophomore Schuyler Moore in third. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Although Friday's game didn't start well for UCLA, the Bruins recovered and led the momentum to victories in all three matches against California Golden Bears. (Michael Zshornack/Assistant Photo editor)
Although Friday's game didn't start well for UCLA, the Bruins recovered and led the momentum to victories in all three matches against California Golden Bears. (Michael Zshornack/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA had the early lead, but ultimately fell 86-71 to UConn, the four-time defending NCAA champions, in the Sweet 16. Junior forward Monique Billings had 17 points and 16 boards for the Bruins. (Jackson Haigis/The Daily Campus)
UCLA had the early lead, but ultimately fell 86-71 to UConn, the four-time defending NCAA champions, in the Sweet 16. Junior forward Monique Billings had 17 points and 16 boards for the Bruins. (Jackson Haigis/The Daily Campus)

UCLA's season ended with a loss in the Sweet 16. Freshman forward T.J. Leaf, who many predict will join Lonzo Ball in the NBA draft, choked up after the game. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)
UCLA's season ended with a loss in the Sweet 16. Freshman forward T.J. Leaf, who many predict will join Lonzo Ball in the NBA draft, choked up after the game. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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