The UCLA Bruins opened their 2012 season at home this weekend and ended up losing two of their first three. They dropped the rubber match on Sunday by a final score of 5-1.
The game was marred by three UCLA errors that would give Maryland all the runs they would need. Zack Weiss was the hard-luck loser for UCLA in this one, pitching the first five innings that saw the Terps go up 3-0, despite not getting any earned runs. Maryland got on the board in the top of the first on a dropped fly ball by the second baseman, added a second run in the second inning on a dropped fly ball by the center fielder and brought a runner home on a sac foul-out in the third after a throwing error sent him to third base. Perhaps in a bit of poetic justice, the only run for the Bruins came on a hit batsman, a walk, a fielder's choice and a groundout to first base in the bottom of the sixth inning.
WP - Brett Harman (1-0): 5 IP, 2 hits, 8 strikeouts, 1 walk
LP - Zack Weiss (0-1): 5 IP, 5 hits, 1 strikeout, 2 walks
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