Saturday, May 25

Baseball seizes Pac-12 title with win over Oregon, ending three-year drought

Junior first baseman Michael Toglia launched his 14th home run of the season to give No. 1 UCLA baseball the lead over Oregon in the eighth inning Thursday night. Toglia leads the Bruins in homers.(Ellie Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Junior first baseman Michael Toglia launched his 14th home run of the season to give No. 1 UCLA baseball the lead over Oregon in the eighth inning Thursday night. Toglia leads the Bruins in homers.(Ellie Tsai/Daily Bruin)

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The Bruins have won the Pac-12 title for the first time since 2015. No. 1 UCLA baseball (46-8, 23-5 Pac-12) defeated Oregon (27-28, 10-18) on Thursday night 4-2 to win its ninth straight and record-setting 23rd Pac-12 game of the season.


(Daily Bruin staff)
(Daily Bruin staff)

(Courtesy of UCLA Athletics, Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff, Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)
(Courtesy of UCLA Athletics, Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff, Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

(Courtney Fortier/Daily Bruin, Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff, Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor, Daily Bruin file photo)
(Courtney Fortier/Daily Bruin, Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff, Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor, Daily Bruin file photo)

(Courtesy of UCLA Asian American Studies Center Library and Reading Room)

The Quad: Reflecting on legacy of UCLA’s first Japanese-American varsity baseball player

Kiyoshi Patrick Okura was a varsity athlete before World War II. But afterward, he became a civil rights leader. With a number of laws put in place to create anti-Japanese and anti-Asian-American sentiment at the time, Okura struggled with both professional and athletic opportunities throughout his lifetime – the beginning of World War II only put him at a further disadvantage. Read more...

(Courtesy of UCLA Asian American Studies Center Library and Reading Room)

(Daily Bruin archive)
(Daily Bruin archive)

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UCLA is tied with Stanford with most NCAA championships won. We asked students how much UCLA performance and the legacy in athletics matters to them. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)
UCLA is tied with Stanford with most NCAA championships won. We asked students how much UCLA performance and the legacy in athletics matters to them. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)


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