Fifth-Seeded Bruins Face #6 Georgia for Right to Advance to WCWS Championship Series

June 5, 2010

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - The fifth-seeded Bruins will face #6 Georgia on Sunday at 10 a.m. PT/12 p.m. CT and are one win away from advancing to the Women's College World Series Championship Series. The game will be televised live on ESPNHD and online at ESPN3.com, with Gametracker also available at UCLABruins.com.

The Bruins, 47-11 on the season and a perfect 7-0 in the NCAA Tournament, were off on Saturday after going 2-0 through the first two days. UCLA knocked off #4 Florida on Thursday by a score of 16-3 in six innings and defeated #16 Hawai'i 5-2 on Friday.

The Bulldogs are at 50-12 on the year and 7-1 in the postseason. Georgia beat #3 Washington 6-3 on Thursday to advance in the winner's bracket, but fell to Southeastern Conference rival and #15 seed Tennessee 7-5 on Friday. The Bulldogs rebounded with another win over an SEC foe, beating Florida 3-2 on Saturday to eliminate the Gators.

The Bruins have won their first two WCWS games on 13 occasions, advancing to the title game or series 12 times and winning the championship eight times.

The Bruins are 11-1 all-time against the Bulldogs, winning the last six matchups, with six of the 11 meetings coming in the NCAA Tournament (5-1 UCLA). Most recently, UCLA knocked off Georgia in three games in the 2005 Super Regionals and in two contests in the 2008 Supers, both at Easton Stadium. The Bruins also won a 2002 Regional game in Columbia, S.C.

The two teams met in the first weekend of the season in Clermont, Fla. on Feb. 14, with UCLA notching a 3-2, comeback win over Georgia. The Bruins trailed 2-1 in the bottom of the sixth, but scored the game-tying run on a triple by freshman B.B. Bates and took the lead on an error by Laura Trout. Junior Donna Kerr earned the win, striking out nine in six innings, and senior Megan Langenfeld picked up the save with a 1-2-3 seventh inning on two strikeouts.


EVENT INFORMATION
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Friday, Feb 26
vs. Georgia
Cathedral City, CA
W, 14 - 6 (5)
Friday, Feb 26
vs. BYU
Cathedral City, CA
W, 9 - 4
Saturday, Feb 27
vs. Oklahoma
Cathedral City, CA
L, 7 - 11
Sunday, Feb 28
vs. Northwestern
Cathedral City, CA
L, 2 - 7
Wednesday, Mar 02
vs. Michigan
Los Angeles, CA
L, 6 - 8
Friday, Mar 04
vs. Florida State
Los Angeles, CA
L, 0 - 3
Friday, Mar 04
vs. UC Santa Barbara
Los Angeles, CA
W, 3 - 2
Saturday, Mar 05
vs. Charleston Southern
Los Angeles, CA
W, 9 - 0 (5)
Saturday, Mar 05
vs. Syracuse
Los Angeles, CA
W, 3 - 2
Sunday, Mar 06
vs. UC Davis
Los Angeles, CA
W, 9 - 1 (5)
Saturday, Mar 12
vs. Utah Valley
Lakewood, CA
W, 19 - 0 (5)
Saturday, Mar 12
vs. Iowa State
Lakewood, CA
W, 7 - 1
Sunday, Mar 13
vs. Princeton
Lakewood, CA
W, 13 - 1 (5)
Sunday, Mar 13
vs. Long Beach State
Lakewood, CA
W, 3 - 2
Saturday, Mar 19
at California
Berkeley, CA
W, 3 - 2 (9)
Monday, Mar 21
at California
Berkeley, CA
T, 3 - 3
Monday, Mar 21
at California
Berkeley, CA
Canceled
Thursday, Mar 24
vs. Washington
Los Angeles, CA
L, 0 - 9 (6)
Friday, Mar 25
vs. Washington
Los Angeles, CA
L, 5 - 6
Saturday, Mar 26
vs. Washington
Los Angeles, CA
W, 10 - 8
Tuesday, Mar 29
at Cal State Fullerton
Fullerton, CA
W, 5 - 4
Friday, Apr 01
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
W, 16 - 6 (5)
Saturday, Apr 02
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
L, 5 - 6
Sunday, Apr 03
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
W, 4 - 1
Saturday, Apr 09
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
W, 13 - 9
Sunday, Apr 10
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
W, 8 - 0 (6)
Monday, Apr 11
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
W, 2 - 1
Wednesday, Apr 13
vs. CSUN
Los Angeles, CA
W, 6 - 0
Friday, Apr 15
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
L, 2 - 8
Saturday, Apr 16
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 7 - 5
Sunday, Apr 17
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 8 - 0 (5)
Saturday, Apr 23
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 8 - 6
Sunday, Apr 24
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
L, 4 - 8
Monday, Apr 25
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 8 - 7
Friday, Apr 29
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 8 - 6
Saturday, Apr 30
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 6 - 5
Sunday, May 01
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 9 - 4
Friday, May 06
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 15 - 7 (5)
Saturday, May 07
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 8 - 0 (6)
Sunday, May 08
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
Rained Out
Friday, May 20
vs. CSU Bakersfield
Los Angeles, CA
W, 7 - 0
Saturday, May 21
vs. Cal State Fullerton
Los Angeles, CA
W, 3 - 2
Sunday, May 22
vs. Cal State Fullerton
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 4
Saturday, May 28 - 6:30 PM PST
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
Sunday, May 29 - 4:00 PM PST
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
Sunday, May 29 - 7:00 PM PST
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
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