2013 UCLA Bruins baseball team

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2013 UCLA Bruins baseball
UCLA logo written in blue and gold script
College World Series final
vs. Mississippi State, W 3-1, W 8–0
Conference Pacific-12 Conference
2013 record 49–17–0 (21–10 Pac-12)
Head coach John Savage (9th year)
Assistant coach Jake Silverman (3rd year)
Assistant coach T.J. Bruce (3rd year)
Assistant coach Rex Peters (2nd year)
Home stadium Jackie Robinson Stadium
Seasons
« 2012 2014 »
2013 Pacific-12 Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
#4 Oregon State y 24 6 0   .800     52 12 0   .813
#17 Oregon y 22 8 0   .733     48 16 0   .750
#1 UCLA y 21 9 0   .700     46 17 0   .730
#19 Arizona State y 16 14 0   .533     37 22 1   .625
Stanford 16 14 0   .533     32 22 0   .593
Arizona 15 15 0   .500     34 21 0   .618
Washington 15 15 0   .500     24 32 0   .429
California 10 20 0   .333     23 31 0   .426
Southern California 10 20 0   .333     20 36 0   .357
Washington State 9 21 0   .300     23 32 0   .418
Utah 7 23 0   .233     21 31 0   .404
† – Conference champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 22, 2013[1]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 2013 UCLA Bruins baseball team represents the University of California, Los Angeles in the 2013 NCAA Division I baseball season. The Bruins compete in the Pacific-12 Conference, and plays their home games in Jackie Robinson Stadium. John Savage is in his ninth season as head coach. They swept through the NCAA Tournament's Los Angeles Regional, Fullerton Super Regional, and College World Series bracket to reach the final against Mississippi State, their second appearance in four years. The Bruins swept the Bulldogs in a best of three series to win their first NCAA National Championship in baseball.

Roster[edit]

2013 UCLA Bruins baseball team
Players Coaches
# Pos. Name Bats/Throws Height Weight Year High School/Junior College Home town
23 OF Allen, BrentonBrenton Allen L/L 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Jr Gahr HS Cerritos, CA
26 RHP Berg, DavidDavid Berg R/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 190 lb (86 kg) So Bishop Amat HS Covina, CA
3 OF Bono, ChristophChristoph Bono L/R 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 170 lb (77 kg) RS Fr Palo Alto HS Palo Alto, CA
24 OF Carroll, BrianBrian Carroll R/R 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 177 lb (80 kg) Jr Granite Hills HS San Diego, CA
8 INF Chatterton, TrentTrent Chatterton R/R 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Fr Pacifica HS Garden Grove, CA
40 RHP Deeter, RyanRyan Deeter R/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) RS Jr Newark Memorial HS Newark, CA
30 RHP Ehret, JakeJake Ehret R/R 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 207 lb (94 kg) RS Fr San Dimas HS San Dimas, CA
4 OF Filia, EricEric Filia L/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) So Edison HS Huntington Beach, CA
48 RHP Forbes, TuckerTucker Forbes R/R 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Fr Stevenson School Pebble Beach, CA
27 INF Gallagher, PatPat Gallagher L/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 224 lb (102 kg) Jr Reno HS Reno, NV
28 C Hazard, JustinJustin Hazard L/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 191 lb (87 kg) RS Fr Beckman HS Tustin, CA
11 RHP Kaprielian, JamesJames Kaprielian R/R 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr Beckman HS Tustin, CA
25 INF Keck, ChrisChris Keck L/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Amador Valley HS Pleasanton, CA
16 RHP Kern, NickNick Kern R/R 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 184 lb (83 kg) Fr Brea Olinda HS Brea, CA
7 INF Kramer, KevinKevin Kramer L/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 197 lb (89 kg) So Turlock HS Turlock, CA
31 C Miller, Jr., DarrellDarrell Miller, Jr. R/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 238 lb (108 kg) Fr Servite HS Yorba Linda, CA
29 OF Moore, TyTy Moore L/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Mater Dei HS Mission Viejo, CA
41 C Pierandozzi-Howes, KeenanKeenan Pierandozzi-Howes R/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr Pacifica Christian HS Santa Monica, CA
9 RHP Plutko, AdamAdam Plutko R/R 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 192 lb (87 kg) Jr Glendora HS Glendora, CA
34 RHP Poteet, CodyCody Poteet R/R 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 191 lb (87 kg) Fr Christian HS Bonita, CA
35 RHP Radan, ChaseChase Radan R/R 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 184 lb (83 kg) Fr Mater Dei HS Tustin, CA
18 INF Regis, CodyCody Regis L/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Sr Glendora HS Glendora, CA
45 LHP Schuh, MaxMax Schuh L/L 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 205 lb (93 kg) RS So Edison HS Fresno, CA
38 OF Scott, TylerTyler Scott R/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 220 lb (100 kg) RS Fr Marin Catholic HS Novato, CA
1 OF Turley, JeffJeff Turley L/R 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 187 lb (85 kg) Fr Long Beach Poly HS Long Beach, CA
44 INF Urabe, BrettBrett Urabe R/R 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Fr Huntington Beach HS Huntington Beach, CA
10 INF Valaika, PatPat Valaika R/R 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 206 lb (93 kg) Jr Hart HS Valencia, CA
21 RHP Vander Tuig, NickNick Vander Tuig R/R 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Jr Oakdale HS Oakdale, CA
33 LHP Virant, HunterHunter Virant R/L 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Camarillo HS Camarillo, CA
12 LHP Watson, GrantGrant Watson L/L 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So Centennial HS Bakersfield, CA
47 C Weimer, AaronAaron Weimer L/R 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 183 lb (83 kg) RS Jr Bullard HS Fresno, CA
32 RHP Weiss, ZackZack Weiss R/R 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Jr Northwood HS Irvine, CA
5 INF Williams, KevinKevin Williams L/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Jr Crespi HS Van Nuys, CA
14 C Zeile, ShaneShane Zeile R/R 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 188 lb (85 kg) So Valencia HS Valencia, CA
Head coach

John Savage

Assistant coach(es)

Rex Peters
T.J. Bruce
Jake Silverman


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Current redshirt

Roster
Last update: June 24, 2013

Schedule[edit]

2013 UCLA Bruins Baseball Game Log
Regular Season
Post-Season

Ranking movements[edit]

UCLA Bruins playing at the L.A. Regional at Jackie Robinson Stadium on June 1, 2013
Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Final 
Coaches' 2 2* 11 9 7 7 7 10 13 11 8 11 10 10 11 10  
Baseball America 12 12 12 12 11 11 7 10 17 13 9 9 8 8 8 10 10 10 1 
Collegiate Baseball^ 5 6 12 13 10 9 8 13 15 11 7 12 11 11 11 11  
NCBWA 5 6 9 7 7 7 6 11 15 12 8 12 11 11 11 11

^ Collegiate Baseball ranks 40 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
NCBWA ranks 35 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
* Coaches' does not release a week 1 poll so for comparison purposes the pre-season poll ranking is inserted in the week 1 slot.

UCLA Bruins in the 2013 MLB Draft[edit]

The following members of the UCLA Bruins baseball program were drafted in the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft.[2]


Player Position Round Overall MLB Team
Nick Vander Tuig Pitcher 6th 192 San Francisco Giants
Zack Weiss Pitcher 6th 195 Cincinnati Reds
Pat Valaika Shortstop 9th 259 Colorado Rockies
Adam Plutko Pitcher 11th 321 Cleveland Indians
Kevin Williams Infielder 29th 862 Miami Marlins
Ryan Deeter Pitcher 32nd 962 Milwaukee Brewers

Notes[edit]

  • UCLA is making a back-to-back trip to the College World Series, the third time in the last four years
  • The Bruins defeated Cal Poly, San Diego, and San Diego State in the Los Angeles Regional
  • UCLA defeated No. 5 nationally seeded Cal State Fullerton (5–3, 3–0) in the Fullerton Super Regional
  • The Bruins defeated No. 4 seeded LSU (2–1), NC State (2–1) and No. 1 seeded North Carolina (4–1) to advance to the Championship series; UCLA is the only undefeated team (8–0) in the tournament
  • The pitching orders have been Adam Plutko, Nick Vander Tuig, Grant Watson and the relievers are James Kaprielian, Zack Weiss, and David Berg (this order)
  • David Berg is the Pacific-12 Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Year and the NCBWA Stopper of the Year
  • Shortstop Pat Valaika is the Pac-12 Conference Defensive Player of the Year
  • David Berg and Pat Valaika are named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) All-West Region team
  • David Berg set a new NCAA record with his 24th save of the year on June 24, 2013[3]
  • Berg made his 51st appearance of the season, becoming the first pitcher in NCAA history to record 50 or more appearances in multiple seasons[4]
  • The Bruins won the school's 109th NCAA National Championship
  • Adam Plutko was named the College World Series Most Outstanding Player
  • All-Tournament Team from UCLA: Pat Valaika (SS), Eric Filia (OF), Adam Plutko (P), Nick Vander Tuig (P)
  • The championship banner was unveiled at the Championship Celebration at Jackie Robinson Stadium on June 27, 2013
  • Head coach John Savage is named the National Coach of the Year by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper and Baseball America, and the ABCA West Region Coach of the Year

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Standings & Leaders". pac-12.com. Retrieved January 9, 2014. 
  2. ^ Four More Bruins Drafted on Day Three of the MLB Draft, UCLABruins.com, June 8, 2013
  3. ^ Berg breaks record, NCAA.com, June 25, 2013
  4. ^ John Manuel, David Berg’s Record Helps Bruins Eclipse Trojans Again, BaseballAmerica, June 25, 2013

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