Wednesday, April 26

No. 5 UCLA men's tennis upset then-No. 6 USC on Friday in its regular season finale in front of an energetic and enthusiastic home crowd, which coach Billy Martin said jazzed everybody up. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Rivalry, fan support fuel victory over USC for men’s tennis

Junior Logan Staggs roared and celebrated with UCLA fans after every long rally. Junior Martin Redlicki encouraged the students behind him to get louder and louder during his tight match on court two. Read more...

Photo: No. 5 UCLA men's tennis upset then-No. 6 USC on Friday in its regular season finale in front of an energetic and enthusiastic home crowd, which coach Billy Martin said jazzed everybody up. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

No. 5 UCLA men's tennis upset then-No. 6 USC on Friday in its regular season finale in front of an energetic and enthusiastic home crowd, which coach Billy Martin said jazzed everybody up. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Last time out, sophomore Justin Hooper allowed just one unearned run and tied his season high in innings pitched with five. The lefty will start on Tuesday against No. 11 Long Beach State. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

Baseball seeks to defeat Long Beach State, improve NCAA standing

UCLA baseball’s NCAA Tournament standing is on the rise. The team’s RPI increased 10 spots to No. 57 after taking a win from No. 1 Oregon State over the weekend, and they currently sit in third place in the Pac-12. Read more...

Photo: Last time out, sophomore Justin Hooper allowed just one unearned run and tied his season high in innings pitched with five. The lefty will start on Tuesday against No. 11 Long Beach State. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

Last time out, sophomore Justin Hooper allowed just one unearned run and tied his season high in innings pitched with five. The lefty will start on Tuesday against No. 11 Long Beach State. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

Senior outfielder Gabrielle Maurice blasted a shot to left-center that almost cleared the wall. Even though it didn't, it was good enough for a walk-off double. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

UCLA softball bests California in 3 games over weekend matchup

UCLA softball coach Kelly Inouye-Perez preaches to her team to win every inning. And when all the innings were added up from this weekend’s series against California, the result was a sweep. Read more...

Photo: Senior outfielder Gabrielle Maurice blasted a shot to left-center that almost cleared the wall. Even though it didn't, it was good enough for a walk-off double. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Senior outfielder Gabrielle Maurice blasted a shot to left-center that almost cleared the wall. Even though it didn't, it was good enough for a walk-off double. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

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Set Six: Final Episode

In possibly the last episode of the season, beat reporters Kelsey Angus and Melissa Zhang and assistant Sports editor Grant Sugimura recap the recent Hawai’i series, look ahead to the MPSF tournament and discuss their favorite memories from the season. Read more...

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Redshirt sophomore thrower Dotun Ogundeji notched the seventh-farthest throw on the UCLA all-time shot put list at the Triton Invitational in San Diego. Ogundeji threw 66 feet, 3 inches, coming in second to Nike-sponsored professional Darrell Hill. (Michael Hull/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Pole vaulters, throwers take top-five finishes at Triton Invitational

With the USC track and field meet just a week away, UCLA pole vaulters and throwers decided to get one last competition under their belts before their final dual meet. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt sophomore thrower Dotun Ogundeji notched the seventh-farthest throw on the UCLA all-time shot put list at the Triton Invitational in San Diego. Ogundeji threw 66 feet, 3 inches, coming in second to Nike-sponsored professional Darrell Hill. (Michael Hull/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Redshirt sophomore thrower Dotun Ogundeji notched the seventh-farthest throw on the UCLA all-time shot put list at the Triton Invitational in San Diego. Ogundeji threw 66 feet, 3 inches, coming in second to Nike-sponsored professional Darrell Hill. (Michael Hull/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore pitcher Jon Olsen made it through 6.1 innings of two-hit ball, including four strikeouts and four walks. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Baseball drops series versus No. 1 Oregon State after close third game

The Bruins needed a hit to complete the comeback – one that would claim a series against the No. 1 Oregon State Beavers. During game three, UCLA baseball entered the bottom of the ninth inning down 2-1 to Oregon State, but had an opportunity to tie or win the game after tallying two hits and a walk, each off a different Beaver pitcher. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore pitcher Jon Olsen made it through 6.1 innings of two-hit ball, including four strikeouts and four walks. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore pitcher Jon Olsen made it through 6.1 innings of two-hit ball, including four strikeouts and four walks. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)