UCLA plays for regional championship against Creighton

Creighton, the Los Angeles regional’s No. 4 seed, upset No. 3 seed New Mexico in the afternoon game, 7-2.

That means UCLA will face Creighton (28-29) for the second time this weekend in the regional championship. If UCLA wins tonight, the Bruins will be your regional champs and be off till next weekend. If Creighton wins, each team will have a loss and the winner-take-all championship game will be played Monday at 7 p.m.

UCLA (43-13) took care of Creighton 3-0 on Friday largely because of Adam Plutko’s two-hit shutout. The Bruins might have an advantage on the mound again tonight as they’ll be throwing sophomore righty Zack Weiss, their No. 3 starter.

Creighton is in the same spot UCLA was in a year ago: Facing elimination in the second game of a doubleheader throwing its No. 4 starter. Creighton is going with junior right hander Nick Musek. Musek has only started five games this season, compiling a 5.40 ERA.

Here are tonight’s lineups.


5 CF Brad McKewon
4 1B Nick Judkins
2 3B Chance Ross
10 LF Anthony Bemboom
7 C Scott Thornburg
11 SS Alex Staehely
22 RF Brennan Murphy
3 2B Jake Peter
12 DH Jordan Makovicka


25 CF Beau Amaral
8 C Tyler Heineman
7 LF Cody Keefer
20 RF Jeff Gelalich
11 2B Trevor Brown
10 SS Pat Valaika
18 1B Cody Regis
23 DH Brenton Allen
3 3B Kevin Kramer

Also, this happened today incase you missed it…

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  • Anonymous

    Wait, is that Chaz Bono? Also, are the two of you too fat for portrait? Lulz.

  • Rob

    I don’t get it, who is in the picture?