Sunday, August 18

Senior closer David Berg announced that he will be returning to UCLA for his final year of eligibility even though he was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the MLB Draft earlier in the summer. (Daily Bruin file photo)

David Berg to return to UCLA baseball for senior season

When UCLA baseball coach John Savage goes to the bullpen to bring in his closer next season, he will find a familiar face taking the mound for the save. Read more...

Photo: Senior closer David Berg announced that he will be returning to UCLA for his final year of eligibility even though he was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the MLB Draft earlier in the summer. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Senior closer David Berg announced that he will be returning to UCLA for his final year of eligibility even though he was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the MLB Draft earlier in the summer. (Daily Bruin file photo)



The Bruins were decimated this year by a slew of injuries and MLB Draft departures, making it difficult for them to repeat as NCAA champions.
(Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA baseball’s season falls short, plagued by injuries

After UCLA baseball won the 2013 national championship, the bar was raised, expectations were heightened and the team entered the season with a target on its back. Read more...

Photo: The Bruins were decimated this year by a slew of injuries and MLB Draft departures, making it difficult for them to repeat as NCAA champions. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Bruins were decimated this year by a slew of injuries and MLB Draft departures, making it difficult for them to repeat as NCAA champions.
(Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore outfielder Ty Moore said the Bruins, despite not making the playoffs, kept themselves motivated by looking to end the season on a high note. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin Senior Staff)

Baseball ends losing season on high note with series win

With the playoffs out of reach, UCLA baseball had nothing but pride to play for. Instead of mailing in the last three games, the team had a message to send: The Bruins don’t give up and they fight until the very end. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore outfielder Ty Moore said the Bruins, despite not making the playoffs, kept themselves motivated by looking to end the season on a high note. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin Senior Staff)

Sophomore outfielder Ty Moore said the Bruins, despite not making the playoffs, kept themselves motivated by looking to end the season on a high note. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin Senior Staff)

Senior infielder Pat Gallagher said he wants to "take something" from Washington and end baseball's season on a winning note.

(Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Baseball looking to play spoiler in final series against Washington

Having lost any chance at a title this season, UCLA baseball has nothing to lose and intends to play that way, battling eighth-ranked Washington in its final series of the season, according to senior infielder Pat Gallagher. Read more...

Photo: Senior infielder Pat Gallagher said he wants to "take something" from Washington and end baseball's season on a winning note. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior infielder Pat Gallagher said he wants to "take something" from Washington and end baseball's season on a winning note.

(Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bono switched to the baseball team after originally starting out on the football team, as a quarterback, like his father. He made a game-saving catch against North Carolina State in the College World Series that prevented the go-ahead runs from scoring. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Christoph Bono shares athletic success with father at UCLA

Instead of running around playrooms as a kid, Christoph Bono ran around inside NFL locker rooms with NFL stadiums as his playground. Years before the redshirt sophomore outfielder was making a game-saving catch to help UCLA baseball advance in the College World Series during its 2013 national championship run, he was hammering on the bolts of stadium seats with his plastic tool kit, watching his father, Steve Bono, play at the highest level that football has to offer. Read more...

Photo: Bono switched to the baseball team after originally starting out on the football team, as a quarterback, like his father. He made a game-saving catch against North Carolina State in the College World Series that prevented the go-ahead runs from scoring. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bono switched to the baseball team after originally starting out on the football team, as a quarterback, like his father. He made a game-saving catch against North Carolina State in the College World Series that prevented the go-ahead runs from scoring. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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