In their second trip to the College World Series in as many years, the UCLA Bruins are in Omaha, Neb., with the goal of finishing what was started on last year's trip.
"We have a little bit of unfinished business," said sophomore relief pitcher David Berg. "This time around, we're really focused on getting the job done and getting that first national championship in program history."
The Bruins face LSU on Sunday at 5 p.m. ET, at T.D. Ameritrade Park.
The 2012 Bruins looked to have set the tone with a strong open in the College World Series when UCLA's all-time postseason wins leader Adam Plutko limited the Cinderella team of the event, Stony Brook, to just one earned run in a 9-1 win.
But the Bruins then fell to eventual champion and Pac-12 foe Arizona and were eliminated by Florida State. It was a much different team in a much different frame of mind.
"Last year, we were really happy to be there. The juniors last year went as freshmen an...