After riding a three-day high, the UCLA softball team was firmly grounded Wednesday.
The Bruins earned a second-consecutive trip to the Women’s College World Series after defeating Oregon in a come-from-behind three-game series last weekend. They will face Auburn, of the Southeastern Conference, in an opener Thursday.
Auburn (54-10) eliminated the Bruins in an extra-inning thriller last season, but UCLA Coach Kelly Inouye-Perez said her team’s confidence was at an all-time high since they ousted Oregon.
“Just being able to win the super regional the way that we did, it didn’t matter who we would play,” Inouye-Perez said...