Sunday, May 19

Softball set to host Weber State in opener of NCAA regionals as No. 2 seed

Sophomore shortstop Briana Perez went 2-for-11 in UCLA softball's series last weekend against Arizona. Coming off their first and only series loss of the season against the Wildcats, the Bruins will begin postseason play in the NCAA regionals Friday. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore shortstop Briana Perez went 2-for-11 in UCLA softball's series last weekend against Arizona. Coming off their first and only series loss of the season against the Wildcats, the Bruins will begin postseason play in the NCAA regionals Friday. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

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This post was updated on May 17 at 11:15 a.m. The Bruins’ postseason begins this weekend. No. 2 seed UCLA softball (46-5, 20-4 Pac-12) will host Weber State (26-19, 14-2 Big Sky) on Friday night to begin the Los Angeles regional of the NCAA tournament.


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 right-hander Ryan Garcia tossed 13 strikeouts in five innings Friday night against Washington. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)
Junior right-hander Ryan Garcia tossed 13 strikeouts in five innings Friday night against Washington. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt junior pitcher Rachel Garcia threw six perfect innings and notched 13 strikeouts in UCLA softball's win over Weber State on Friday night in the first game of the Los Angeles Regional. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)
Redshirt junior pitcher Rachel Garcia threw six perfect innings and notched 13 strikeouts in UCLA softball's win over Weber State on Friday night in the first game of the Los Angeles Regional. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Abi Altick and her partner Taylor Johnson clinched the doubles point for UCLA women's tennis against North Carolina on Friday morning. The Tar Heels were a perfect 31-0 on the season in doubles before facing the Bruins. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)
Sophomore Abi Altick and her partner Taylor Johnson clinched the doubles point for UCLA women's tennis against North Carolina on Friday morning. The Tar Heels were a perfect 31-0 on the season in doubles before facing the Bruins. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

UCLA rowing will head to Gold River, California, to compete in the Pac-12 championship Sunday. The Bruins finished in sixth place last season at the conference championship. (Jocelyn Dao/Daily Bruin)
UCLA rowing will head to Gold River, California, to compete in the Pac-12 championship Sunday. The Bruins finished in sixth place last season at the conference championship. (Jocelyn Dao/Daily Bruin)

Former UCLA women's basketball guard Kennedy Burke made her WNBA debut this week with the Dallas Wings. Burke logged a team-high 11 points in the Wings' first preseason game against the Atlanta Dream. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)
Former UCLA women's basketball guard Kennedy Burke made her WNBA debut this week with the Dallas Wings. Burke logged a team-high 11 points in the Wings' first preseason game against the Atlanta Dream. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Junior Clare Legaspi tied for 27th at the NCAA East Lansing regional with a 6-over 222. Legaspi tied for 60th at last year’s NCAA championship.(Courtesy of UCLA Athletics)
Junior Clare Legaspi tied for 27th at the NCAA East Lansing regional with a 6-over 222. Legaspi tied for 60th at last year’s NCAA championship.(Courtesy of UCLA Athletics)


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