Sunday, November 18

The Bruins are headed back to the NCAA Tournament and will open up their postseason in the Minneapolis Regional. Its first matchup is against No. 3-seeded Gonzaga, who UCLA defeated twice last season. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

No. 2 seed UCLA baseball to face Gonzaga in Minneapolis Regional

The Bruins may not be hosting a regional next week, but they’re still tournament bound for the second year in a row. UCLA baseball (36-19) was awarded the No. Read more...

Photo: The Bruins are headed back to the NCAA Tournament and will open up their postseason in the Minneapolis Regional. Its first matchup is against No. 3-seeded Gonzaga, who UCLA defeated twice last season. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

The Bruins are headed back to the NCAA Tournament and will open up their postseason in the Minneapolis Regional. Its first matchup is against No. 3-seeded Gonzaga, who UCLA defeated twice last season. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

Senior sinkerballer Jake Bird went the distance Thursday, tossing a complete game and allowing just 2 earned runs on five hits. The Bruins' offense, however, could not get any runs on the board and Bird took the loss as UCLA fell 2-0 to Oregon State. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Baseball drops first game against Oregon State heading into postseason

The Bruins had plenty of chances, but they just weren’t able to put the pieces together down the stretch. Entering the game in need of a series win heading into the postseason, No. Read more...

Photo: Senior sinkerballer Jake Bird went the distance Thursday, tossing a complete game and allowing just 2 earned runs on five hits. The Bruins' offense, however, could not get any runs on the board and Bird took the loss as UCLA fell 2-0 to Oregon State. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior sinkerballer Jake Bird went the distance Thursday, tossing a complete game and allowing just 2 earned runs on five hits. The Bruins' offense, however, could not get any runs on the board and Bird took the loss as UCLA fell 2-0 to Oregon State. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Senior pitcher Jake Bird will get the start for UCLA baseball Thursday night against No. 2 Oregon State. Bird, who leads the Pac-12 with a 1.97 ERA, will face off against the Beavers' ace Luke Heimlich, who leads the conference with 13 wins. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Baseball prepares to close out regular season with series against Oregon State

The Bruins may not have played any ranked teams over the past few weeks, but they’re going to be up against one of the nation’s finest in Corvallis, Oregon, this weekend. Read more...

Photo: Senior pitcher Jake Bird will get the start for UCLA baseball Thursday night against No. 2 Oregon State. Bird, who leads the Pac-12 with a 1.97 ERA, will face off against the Beavers' ace Luke Heimlich, who leads the conference with 13 wins. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Senior pitcher Jake Bird will get the start for UCLA baseball Thursday night against No. 2 Oregon State. Bird, who leads the Pac-12 with a 1.97 ERA, will face off against the Beavers' ace Luke Heimlich, who leads the conference with 13 wins. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Sophomore left fielder Jeremy Ydens owns a .400 batting average since becoming UCLA baseball's leadoff hitter. Ydens was the final pick of the 2016 MLB Draft, but won Pac-12 Player of the Week after carrying the Bruins to four straight wins. (Grant Mooney/Daily Bruin)

Player of the week sophomore Jeremy Ydens propels UCLA baseball to victories

The Bruins have had an unexpected hero leading the charge this season. Sophomore left fielder Jeremy Ydens, who was the last pick in the 2016 MLB Draft, won Pac-12 Player of the Week on Monday after helping No. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore left fielder Jeremy Ydens owns a .400 batting average since becoming UCLA baseball's leadoff hitter. Ydens was the final pick of the 2016 MLB Draft, but won Pac-12 Player of the Week after carrying the Bruins to four straight wins. (Grant Mooney/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore left fielder Jeremy Ydens owns a .400 batting average since becoming UCLA baseball's leadoff hitter. Ydens was the final pick of the 2016 MLB Draft, but won Pac-12 Player of the Week after carrying the Bruins to four straight wins. (Grant Mooney/Daily Bruin)

UCLA won the 2017-18 Crosstown Cup for the second time in a row last week. The Bruins have claimed the trophy in four of the last six academic years overall. (Amy Dixon/Assistant photo editor)

Un-Connon Opinions: UCLA-USC rivalry continues to be strong in spirit but not in sports

According to UCLA Athletic Director Dan Guerrero, the USC-UCLA rivalry is “one of the most unique and storied rivalries in all of collegiate athletics.” The crosstown rivalry is nothing new to students and alumni who once flocked to games throughout the year, hoping their team would come out on top. Read more...

Photo: UCLA won the 2017-18 Crosstown Cup for the second time in a row last week. The Bruins have claimed the trophy in four of the last six academic years overall. (Amy Dixon/Assistant photo editor)

UCLA won the 2017-18 Crosstown Cup for the second time in a row last week. The Bruins have claimed the trophy in four of the last six academic years overall. (Amy Dixon/Assistant photo editor)

Sophomore right-hander Ryan Garcia gave the Bruins five scoreless innings before giving up his only run in the sixth. With Garcia holding things down on the mound, UCLA ran up the score and took down Oregon 10-2. (Grant Mooney/Daily Bruin)

Baseball extends win streak with Oregon sweep, celebrates senior day

The Bruins were lights out on both sides of the ball Sunday. No. 18 UCLA baseball (35-17, 18-9 Pac-12) completed the sweep against Oregon (25-27, 11-16) with a 10-2 victory in the series finale, extending its winning streak to four with just three games left on the schedule. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore right-hander Ryan Garcia gave the Bruins five scoreless innings before giving up his only run in the sixth. With Garcia holding things down on the mound, UCLA ran up the score and took down Oregon 10-2. (Grant Mooney/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore right-hander Ryan Garcia gave the Bruins five scoreless innings before giving up his only run in the sixth. With Garcia holding things down on the mound, UCLA ran up the score and took down Oregon 10-2. (Grant Mooney/Daily Bruin)


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