OMAHA, Neb. - UCLA's offense showed up this time, which meant Mississippi State never had a chance.
UCLA's Eric Filia scores on a two-run double by Pat Valaika that gave the Bruins a 4-0 lead in the seventh inning.
OMAHA, Neb. - Pat Valaika's two-run double gave UCLA some cushion, record-setting closer David Berg survived a rocky ninth inning and UCLA defeated top-seeded North Carolina 4-1 Friday night to move to the championship round of the College World Series.
Mat Troupe stood on the UCLA pitcher’s mound in early May, 18 miles from his hometown of Northridge, Calif., and what to him seemed like a million miles away from success.
FULLERTON, Calif. - James McDonald hit a two-run home run and Arizona State took advantage of three errors by New Mexico to beat the Lobos 4-3 on Friday in the NCAA baseball regional in Fullerton.
When her big sister Kenzie pitched for the Arizona Wildcats in the 2010 Women’s College World Series, Mattie Fowler drove with her family from Tucson to Oklahoma City.
Arizona's Trent Gilbert slides under USC's Garrett Stubbs for the Wildcats' second run of the fifth inning in an extra-inning victory at Hi Corbett Field.
Arizona first baseman Joe Maggi prepares to catch the ball on an unsuccessful attempt to get USC's Timmy Robinson.
Outfielder Zach Gibbons, mired in a 4-for-22 slump entering Friday night's game against USC, has been going by a different name recently at practice.
Johnny Field and the Cats might make it into the NCAA tournament by winning two of three this weekend, but a sweep would greatly increase their chances.
Arizona starter James Farris says he "honestly couldn't even tell you our record. You just come out and play. You can't live in what you've done." The Wildcats are 31-21 overall and 12-15 in the Pac-12.
Is it pressure or pleasure?
Arizona Wildcats pitching coach Shaun Cole called junior Konner Wade at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday morning with an assignment.
Two years ago today, Joe Serrano was getting set for his senior season with the Salpointe Catholic baseball team.
Konner Wade was Arizona's No. 2 starter last year, but says he's ready to be the team's ace. "I've been waiting for this for a while," he says.
For the first time in his life, Konner Wade couldn't get hitters out consistently.
When Andy Lopez walked into a team meeting Monday afternoon at Hi Corbett Field, he asked his squad to recite the two words most often associated with the Arizona Wildcats baseball program.
This is college baseball's version of "Mission Impossible": Pick the best of Arizona's College World Series champions, 1976, 1980, 1986 or 2012. And, moreover, select an All-Star team from those four powerhouses.
The Arizona Wildcats met quietly in their home clubhouse on May 6, their once-promising season hanging in the balance.
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