UCLA comes in at No. 4 in the latest USA Today/ESPN coaches' poll. The Bruins (42-14, 20-10 Pac-12) ended their regular season on fire, winning 14 of its final 16 games. The Pac-12 co-champions with Arizona (38-17, 20-10 Pac-12) were rewarded with a No. 2 overall national seed in the College World Series on Monday.
Starting on Friday, UCLA will host the Los Angeles Regional at Jackie Robinson Stadium. The other three teams in the Los Angeles Regional are: Creighton (28-26), No. 23 San Diego (40-15) and New Mexico (36-22).
UCLA begins its postseason against Creighton on Friday, June 1st at 7:00 p.m. PT.
Other Pac-12 teams ranked include No. 10 Oregon (42-17, 19-11), No. 11 Arizona, No. 13 Stanford (38-16, 18-12) and No. 17 Oregon State (38-18, 18-12).
UCLA's ranking in other polls:
- No. 2 in Baseball America's College Top 25
- No. 7 in Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Poll
- No. 5 in NCBWA