The UCLA Bruins were two outs away from packing their bags at the end of the softball season. Instead, the Bruins are packing their bags for a trip to the Women’s College World Series.
The Bruins stunned the Pac-12 Conference champions from Oregon twice Sunday, winning a pair of 2-1 games to claim the Eugene Super Regional championship.
“My heartbeat … I’m still shaking,” senior third baseman Mysha Sataraka said well after the Bruins concluded a wild celebration on the infield of Oregon’s Jane Sanders Stadium.
The Bruins (40-14-1), seeded 12th in the 64-team NCAA tournament, take on No. 4 seed Auburn (54-10) in Thursday’s opening round of...