Here are weekend highlights from the UCLA athletics programs
- Softball swept Arizona State at home, winning the first two games via walk-off home runs. Mysha Sataraka sealed an 8-6 win on Friday with a three-run homer, then Gabrielle Maurice hit another three-run shot to finish a comeback 6-5 win on Saturday. Madeline Jelenicki led the Bruins on Sunday with two home runs and five RBIs in a 9-4 victory.
WALK IT OFF GABBY!!!! WALK … IT … OFF!!!! https://t.co/XFwfKcxkLa
— UCLA Softball (@UCLASoftball) May 1, 2016
- Baseball lost two of three on the road to Utah. The Bruins started the series with consecutive losses, 6-4 on Friday and 9-4 on Saturday, and staved off the sweep with a 10-3 victory on Saturday.
- Women’s water polo finished third in the MPSF championships, winning the third-place match against Cal. Kelsey O’Brien scored three goals for the Bruins in the 7-5 win. Alex Musselman had 11 saves.
- Beach volleyball finished third in the Pac-12 team championships, losing 3-2 in the contender’s bracket semifinals to Arizona on Sunday. Eventual champion USC knocked UCLA out of the winner’s bracket on Sunday morning. The Bruins are the fourth seed in the NCAA tournament and will face Hawai’i in the first round on Friday at 8 a.m.
- Men’s golf finished eighth in the Pac-12 championships at 45-over 1,465. Jonathan Garrick led the Bruins and tied for seventh individually.
- Track and field split the annual UCLA-USC dual meet as the men’s team beat the Trojans 103-60, while the women’s team lost 97-66. The 103 points scored by the men’s team was the most scored in the dual meet on the men’s side since 2004. UCLA receiver Kenny Walker ran the opening leg of the men’s 4X100 meter relay that lost to an Adoree Jackson-anchored USC team.
- Rowing lost to USC on Saturday, coming up short in all four races. Both the UCLA varsity eight and varsity four lost by eight seconds. The second varsity crossed the finish line 4.9 seconds behind USC, while the third varsity eight trailed USC by 3.6 seconds in the closest race of the day.