UCLA wins No. 1 overall seed in NCAA Tournament despite loss to Oregon

Sophomore first baseman Luke Persico likened the looming postseason to a the "beginning of a new part of the season." UCLA baseball was awarded a No. 1 seed for the NCAA Tournament, and the Bruins will play hosts at the Los Angeles regional. (Max Himmelrich/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore first baseman Luke Persico likened the looming postseason to a the "beginning of a new part of the season." UCLA baseball was awarded a No. 1 seed for the NCAA Tournament, and the Bruins will play hosts at the Los Angeles regional. (Max Himmelrich/Daily Bruin)

The stakes were different for the two college baseball teams playing in Eugene, Ore., this past weekend. No. 2 UCLA (42-14, 22-8 Pac-12) entered the weekend with a Pac-12 title already in tow, and a chance to compete for the No.


Junior Kyle McPhillips failed to advance beyond the first round of the singles or doubles portion of the NCAA individual championship. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Junior Kyle McPhillips failed to advance beyond the first round of the singles or doubles portion of the NCAA individual championship. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore Bronte Law, entered the NCAA championship as the No. 3-ranked golfer in the country. Law ended the competition at 18th place with a score of 11-over par. (Courtesy of Josh Maxson)
Sophomore Bronte Law, entered the NCAA championship as the No. 3-ranked golfer in the country. Law ended the competition at 18th place with a score of 11-over par. (Courtesy of Josh Maxson)

UCLA softball celebrates its first NCAA Super Regional victory since 2010. The Bruins swept the Missouri Tigers two games to zero in a best-of-three super regional series over the weekend. (Katie Meyers/UCLA Athletics)
UCLA softball celebrates its first NCAA Super Regional victory since 2010. The Bruins swept the Missouri Tigers two games to zero in a best-of-three super regional series over the weekend. (Katie Meyers/UCLA Athletics)



Fourth-year physiological sciences student Joe Douglass sits on the steps outside of a place he has come to call home over the past three years – the Acosta Athletic Training Complex. Since his second year at UCLA, Douglass has spent every quarter – even summers – working as a student-intern trainer. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin)
Fourth-year physiological sciences student Joe Douglass sits on the steps outside of a place he has come to call home over the past three years – the Acosta Athletic Training Complex. Since his second year at UCLA, Douglass has spent every quarter – even summers – working as a student-intern trainer. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin)


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