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
ConferencePac-12 Conference
2013 record49–17–0 (21–10 Pac-12)
Head coachJohn Savage (9th season)
Assistant coachJake Silverman (3rd season)
Assistant coachT. J. Bruce (3rd season)
Assistant coachRex Peters (2nd season)
Home stadiumJackie Robinson Stadium
Seasons
← 2012
2014 →
2013 Pac-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 represented the University of California, Los Angeles in the 2013 NCAA Division I baseball season. The Bruins competed in the Pac-12 Conference, and played their home games in Jackie Robinson Stadium. John Savage served as head coach for his 9th season. The Bruins 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 Brenton Allen L/L 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Jr Gahr HS Cerritos, CA
26 RHP David Berg R/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 190 lb (86 kg) So Bishop Amat HS Covina, CA
3 OF Christoph Bono L/R 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 170 lb (77 kg) RS Fr Palo Alto HS Palo Alto, CA
24 OF Brian Carroll R/R 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 177 lb (80 kg) Jr Granite Hills HS San Diego, CA
8 INF Trent Chatterton R/R 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Fr Pacifica HS Garden Grove, CA
40 RHP Ryan Deeter R/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) RS Jr Newark Memorial HS Newark, CA
30 RHP Jake Ehret R/R 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 207 lb (94 kg) RS Fr San Dimas HS San Dimas, CA
4 OF Eric Filia L/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) So Edison HS Huntington Beach, CA
48 RHP Tucker Forbes R/R 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Fr Stevenson School Pebble Beach, CA
27 INF Pat Gallagher L/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 224 lb (102 kg) Jr Reno HS Reno, NV
28 C Justin Hazard L/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 191 lb (87 kg) RS Fr Beckman HS Tustin, CA
11 RHP James Kaprielian R/R 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr Beckman HS Tustin, CA
25 INF Chris Keck L/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Amador Valley HS Pleasanton, CA
16 RHP Nick Kern R/R 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 184 lb (83 kg) Fr Brea Olinda HS Brea, CA
7 INF Kevin Kramer L/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 197 lb (89 kg) So Turlock HS Turlock, CA
31 C Darrell Miller, Jr. R/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 238 lb (108 kg) Fr Servite HS Yorba Linda, CA
29 OF Ty Moore L/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Mater Dei HS Mission Viejo, CA
41 C Keenan Pierandozzi-Howes R/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr Pacifica Christian HS Santa Monica, CA
9 RHP Adam Plutko R/R 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 192 lb (87 kg) Jr Glendora HS Glendora, CA
34 RHP Cody Poteet R/R 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 191 lb (87 kg) Fr Christian HS Bonita, CA
35 RHP Chase Radan R/R 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 184 lb (83 kg) Fr Mater Dei HS Tustin, CA
18 INF Cody Regis L/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Sr Glendora HS Glendora, CA
45 LHP Max Schuh L/L 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 205 lb (93 kg) RS So Edison HS Fresno, CA
38 OF Tyler Scott R/R 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 220 lb (100 kg) RS Fr Marin Catholic HS Novato, CA
1 OF Jeff Turley L/R 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 187 lb (85 kg) Fr Long Beach Poly HS Long Beach, CA
44 INF Brett Urabe R/R 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Fr Huntington Beach HS Huntington Beach, CA
10 INF Pat Valaika R/R 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 206 lb (93 kg) Jr Hart HS Valencia, CA
21 RHP Nick Vander Tuig R/R 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Jr Oakdale HS Oakdale, CA
33 LHP Hunter Virant R/L 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Camarillo HS Camarillo, CA
12 LHP Grant Watson L/L 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So Centennial HS Bakersfield, CA
47 C Aaron Weimer L/R 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 183 lb (83 kg) RS Jr Bullard HS Fresno, CA
32 RHP Zack Weiss R/R 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Jr Northwood HS Irvine, CA
5 INF Kevin Williams L/R 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Jr Crespi HS Van Nuys, CA
14 C Shane 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.
* New poll was not released for this week so for comparison purposes the previous week's ranking is inserted in this week's 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
Brenton Allen Outfielder 20th 616 Washington Nationals
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 Pac-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 Archived 2013-06-24 at Archive.is, 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