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UCLA's baseball season ends with first loss to Washington since 2008

UCLA's baseball season ends with first loss to Washington since 2008
Remember how the UCLA baseball team held up the national championship trophy last year? That's not happening this year. (Eric Francis / Associated Press)

It has been a tough season for the UCLA baseball team.

How tough?

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The Bruins were beaten by Washington in the season finale Sunday. The Huskies’ 6-1 victory in Seattle snapped UCLA’s 19-game winning streak in the series between the two teams.

The Bruins, the defending national champions, suffered through a season of injuries and inconsistency and finished with a 25-30-1 record. It ended with the first loss to Washington since losing, 5-2, on April 25, 2008. The Huskies nearly ended the streak on Saturday, but the Bruins scored five runs in the ninth inning for a 6-3 victory.

UCLA won two of three games in the weekend series.

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