Here are some highlights from around UCLA athletics from the weekend:
- Women’s golf, the top-ranked team in the nation, won the PING/ASU Invitational by six strokes. It was the team’s third straight victory in a stroke-play event. Junior Bronte Law, the nation’s top college player according to Golfweek, took the individual title with a 12-under 204, a tournament record.
Brontë Law taps in for par on the 18th to win her 4th collegiate title! 2016 PING/ASU Champion 64-71-69 (-12) pic.twitter.com/Zg32zuSztr
— UCLA Women’s Golf (@UCLAWomensGolf) April 10, 2016
- No. 4 men’s volleyball got a four-set win, 25-18, 21-25, 25-16, 25-23, over No. 6 Pepperdine on Saturday to close the regular season. Jake Arnitz led the Bruins with 18 kills.
- Softball won the first two games of its three game series with Stanford. The Bruins came back from a 9-5 deficit against the Cardinal on Saturday to score eight runs in the sixth inning en route to a 13-9 win. UCLA added an 8-0 win on Sunday in six innings. The series finale is Monday at 7 p.m.
- In a battle of national powers, No. 2 women’s water polo lost 8-5 to No. 1 USC on Saturday.
- Track and field took titles in the women’s shot put, men’s high jump, women’s javelin, women’s pole vault and and men’s 3,000-meter at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational.
- Baseball lost a three-game series to Stanford after giving up the rubber match on Sunday, 8-2 at home on Saturday. The Bruins lost 4-1 on Thursday before bouncing back for a 6-5 win Friday.
- Men’s tennis swept Utah 4-0 in Salt Lake City on Sunday after sweeping Arizona 4-0 on Friday.
- Women’s tennis beat Arizona 5-2 at home on Sunday after losing to Arizona State 4-3 on Friday.so