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UCLA Falls in the Arizona State Finals

LOS ANGELES – The UCLA baseball team suffered a 13-1 loss to Arizona State in Sunday’s series finale at Jackie Robinson Stadium.

The result capped a weekend sweep for the Sun Devils (20-21, 10-11 Pac-12). The Bruins moved to 13-24, 6-15.

Short stop juniors Cody Schrierfreshman first baseman Mulivai Levuand freshman third baseman Roch Cholowsky had two hits each for the Bruins.

Cholowsky doubled for Levu in the second inning, accounting for the Bruins’ lone run. Senior right fielder JonJon Vaughns also had a would-be three-run home run, robbed by ASU center fielder Isaiah Jackson in the eighth.

The Bruins employed five pitchers in the game, with the graduate in right field Rashad Ruff ends up as the standout. The transfer from Coppin State went 3 2/3 scoreless innings, while allowing only one hit, a single. He also struck out three.

Freshman outfielder Phoenix call singled past ASU second baseman Ethan Mendoza in the ninth for his first career hit.

UCLA returns to action Tuesday night, wrapping up a four-game homestand by hosting UC Irvine at 6:00 PM PT. The game will be broadcast live on the Pac-12 Networks.