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Sophomore infielder Briana Perez is hitting .529 with eight runs scored so far this postseason going into the Women's College World Series. No. 2 seed UCLA will face No. 7 seed Minnesota on Thursday in the first game of the WCWS, and will have a chance to place better than in 2018, when the Bruins lost in the semifinals. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Softball remains determined to claim World Series title as it enters final games

The Bruins’ whole season will come down to the next week. No. 2 seed UCLA softball (51-6, 20-4 Pac-12) will begin play at the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City this weekend as one of the final eight teams still in the running for the NCAA championship. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore infielder Briana Perez is hitting .529 with eight runs scored so far this postseason going into the Women's College World Series. No. 2 seed UCLA will face No. 7 seed Minnesota on Thursday in the first game of the WCWS, and will have a chance to place better than in 2018, when the Bruins lost in the semifinals. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore infielder Briana Perez is hitting .529 with eight runs scored so far this postseason going into the Women's College World Series. No. 2 seed UCLA will face No. 7 seed Minnesota on Thursday in the first game of the WCWS, and will have a chance to place better than in 2018, when the Bruins lost in the semifinals. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Senior utility Taylor Pack hit two home runs and had three RBIs in UCLA's victory over James Madison. With the win, the Bruins advance to the Women's College World Series, starting Thursday. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Softball advances to college world series after sweep of James Madison

The Bruins are going to the Women’s College World Series. No. 2 seed UCLA softball (51-6, 20-4 Pac-12) defeated James Madison (51-10, 20-1 Colonial Athletic Association) on Saturday with a score of 7-2 to advance to Oklahoma City as one of the final eight teams in the postseason. Read more...

Photo: Senior utility Taylor Pack hit two home runs and had three RBIs in UCLA's victory over James Madison. With the win, the Bruins advance to the Women's College World Series, starting Thursday. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Senior utility Taylor Pack hit two home runs and had three RBIs in UCLA's victory over James Madison. With the win, the Bruins advance to the Women's College World Series, starting Thursday. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore utility Kinsley Washington doubled and scored twice in No. 2 seed UCLA softball's win over James Madison. The Bruins will have a chance to advance to the Women's College World Series with a win tomorrow. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Softball on brink of Women’s College World Series after beating James Madison

The Bruins need just one more win to advance to the Women’s College World Series. No. 2 seed UCLA softball (50-6, 20-4 Pac-12) defeated James Madison (51-9, 20-1 Colonial Athletic Association) on Friday night by a score of 6-1. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore utility Kinsley Washington doubled and scored twice in No. 2 seed UCLA softball's win over James Madison. The Bruins will have a chance to advance to the Women's College World Series with a win tomorrow. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore utility Kinsley Washington doubled and scored twice in No. 2 seed UCLA softball's win over James Madison. The Bruins will have a chance to advance to the Women's College World Series with a win tomorrow. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)


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The Rundown: May 23

Football Jason Maikis, Daily Bruin reporter Former Bruin Terry Donahue has been diagnosed with cancer. Donahue was the coach of UCLA football from 1976 to 1995, spending a total of 25 years on the sideline for his alma mater. Read more...

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Junior center fielder Bubba Nickles hit two home runs in UCLA softball's win over Missouri on Saturday. Nickles also recorded five RBIs, good for a new career high. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Softball advances from regionals with valuable lesson on play errors

Mistakes can make the difference. No. 2 seed UCLA softball (49-6, 20-4 Pac-12) advanced out of the NCAA regionals this weekend, defeating Missouri (35-25, 12-12 SEC) twice in two days, one of which was in a win-or-go-home matchup. Read more...

Photo: Junior center fielder Bubba Nickles hit two home runs in UCLA softball's win over Missouri on Saturday. Nickles also recorded five RBIs, good for a new career high. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Junior center fielder Bubba Nickles hit two home runs in UCLA softball's win over Missouri on Saturday. Nickles also recorded five RBIs, good for a new career high. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Junior center fielder Bubba Nickles hit two home runs in UCLA softball's win over Missouri on Saturday. Nickles also recorded five RBIs, good for a new career high. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Softball slides past Missouri with mercy-rule victory, advances to regional finals

The Bruins continue to outplay their opponents on both sides of the ball. No. 2 seed UCLA softball (48-5, 20-4 Pac-12) defeated Missouri (33-24, 12-12 SEC) in five innings by a score of 9-1 to advance to the championship of the Los Angeles Regional. Read more...

Photo: Junior center fielder Bubba Nickles hit two home runs in UCLA softball's win over Missouri on Saturday. Nickles also recorded five RBIs, good for a new career high. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Junior center fielder Bubba Nickles hit two home runs in UCLA softball's win over Missouri on Saturday. Nickles also recorded five RBIs, good for a new career high. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)


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