Wednesday, May 27

Softball shares common ties with season-opening opponent Idaho State

UCLA softball has waited more than eight months for the opportunity that will finally present itself on Thursday night. The Bruins will finally get a chance to embark on a new season – and a new championship run – after being upset by the Kentucky Wildcats in the NCAA Super Regionals last May. Read more...

Photo: Junior outfielder Allexis Bennett and the Bruins will get a shot at redemption Thursday, since losing in the NCAA Super Regionals last year. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Softball enters season boasting talented freshmen, experienced veterans

Every fan knows that a prominent question in sports is: “Is your team reloading or rebuilding?” The UCLA softball team understands that the question is being asked because of its shortcomings last year. Read more...

Photo: Senior catcher Stephany LaRosa enters her senior season as a candidate for the USA Softball Player of the Year. Last year, LaRosa overcame a slow start to lead the Bruins in several offensive categories, including on-base and slugging percentage. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA softball unveils newly-built Wall of Champions

For a team that has found success throughout its history, the UCLA softball program can now add a new accomplishment to its resume. On Sunday, the Bruins showed off their newly-built Wall of Champions, as alumni and family filled the Easton Stadium during an exclusive unveiling ceremony. Read more...

Photo: UCLA softball unveiled the new Wall of Champions at the Easton Stadium on Sunday, which features interactive media and panels detailing the entire history of the program, including the 12 National Championship plaques. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin)

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