Monday, May 29

Track and field sees 14 athletes qualify to NCAA championships

Senior Darnell Roberson combined his efforts with three other Bruins this weekend in the 4x100 meter relay. Together they managed the ninth-fastest 4x1 time in UCLA history. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Senior Darnell Roberson combined his efforts with three other Bruins this weekend in the 4x100 meter relay. Together they managed the ninth-fastest 4x1 time in UCLA history. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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They say everything’s bigger in Texas. For UCLA track and field this past weekend, that was the stage. On the line in Austin were berths for the national championship meet, and many Bruins put together season-best performances, after struggling with injuries throughout the year, to move on to Eugene, Oregon.


Former men's basketball guard and current assistant coach Tyus Edney sat down with Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to discuss the release of his new book at Pauley Pavilion on Saturday. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)
Former men's basketball guard and current assistant coach Tyus Edney sat down with Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to discuss the release of his new book at Pauley Pavilion on Saturday. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA softball swept the Super Regional with a pair of wins over Ole Miss. The Bruins have earned a spot in the Women's College World Series. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)
UCLA softball swept the Super Regional with a pair of wins over Ole Miss. The Bruins have earned a spot in the Women's College World Series. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

UCLA redshirt freshman Rachel Garcia and sophomore Zoe Shaw celebrated after Shaw scored the walk-off run in the bottom of the 11th against No. 12 Ole Miss. The No. 5 Bruins rallied on their final out twice in the bottom of the seventh and 10th to take game one of the Los Angeles Super Regional. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)
UCLA redshirt freshman Rachel Garcia and sophomore Zoe Shaw celebrated after Shaw scored the walk-off run in the bottom of the 11th against No. 12 Ole Miss. The No. 5 Bruins rallied on their final out twice in the bottom of the seventh and 10th to take game one of the Los Angeles Super Regional. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

Angel City Sports is an adaptive sports organization that will host its third annual games at UCLA in late June. The games are a way to expose more people to adaptive games in the Los Angeles area. (Courtesy of Angel City Sports)
Angel City Sports is an adaptive sports organization that will host its third annual games at UCLA in late June. The games are a way to expose more people to adaptive games in the Los Angeles area. (Courtesy of Angel City Sports)

Right handed pitcher Griffin Canning held Oregon scoreless in UCLA's 6-0 win Thursday night. The junior had 10 strikeouts in the Bruins' series-opening win. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)
Right handed pitcher Griffin Canning held Oregon scoreless in UCLA's 6-0 win Thursday night. The junior had 10 strikeouts in the Bruins' series-opening win. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

Coach Valorie Kondos Field is one of the most accomplished coaches at UCLA with six NCAA titles on her resume. (Angie Wang/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Coach Valorie Kondos Field is one of the most accomplished coaches at UCLA with six NCAA titles on her resume. (Angie Wang/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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