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UCLA seeks NCAA men's soccer championship
UCLA seeks NCAA men's soccer championship

A season ago, the UCLA men's soccer team was the Pac-12 champion, the top seed in the NCAA tournament and, it hoped, headed for the College Cup and a fifth national championship. But then came a third-round loss to Connecticut, and with it, a question. What went wrong? "We knew it wasn't good enough," UCLA Coach Jorge Salcedo said. "As a staff, as a program, we realized that we needed to make some changes, and we did throughout the whole off-season." The plan has led the Bruins to this point, two wins from a national championship, with a semifinal game against Providence on Friday in Cary, N.C. To get there, UCLA (13-4-5) needed a dramatic win over North...

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