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Bruins capture NCAA championship, beat Mississippi State 8-0 in final

UCLA has a dog pile after defeating Mississippi State 8-0 in Game 2 to win the national championship in the College World Series on Tuesday night at TD Ameritrade Ballpark in Omaha, Neb.

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OMAHA, Neb. — UCLA’s offense showed up this time, which meant Mississippi State never had a chance.
Eric Filia drove in a career-high five runs, Nick Vander Tuig limited Mississippi State to five hits in eight innings, and UCLA won its first national championship in baseball with an 8-0 victory Tuesday night.
The Bruins (49-17) completed a two-game sweep in the College World Series finals and ended the season with 11 straight wins. The national title is UCLA’s NCAA-record 109th in team sports.
Vander Tuig held off the Bulldogs (51-20) when they threatened in the fourth, fifth and eighth ...


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