College : : Story
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

All sorts of arms

Kendall Rogers        
MORE: PG College Top 25 | Week Three injury updates | College Premium Blog

ALSO SEE: Week Three Prospect Package (updates on 40 prospects)

WACO, Texas -- UCLA head coach John Savage isn’t a fan of rebuilding campaigns.

Not too long ago, when the Bruins lost some key players to graduation or the MLB draft, there was a good chance they’d have trouble rebounding the next campaign. However, things have greatly changed for the Bruins over the past five seasons, thanks to Savage and his coaching staff, and some outstanding recruiting.

Still, what the Bruins already are overcoming this season in terms of personnel losses is very impressive. To put things in perspective, the Bruins finished last season with a very respectable .304 batting average. From that team, the Bruins had five players finish last season with batting averages of .310 or better.

The Bruins lost all five -- Jeff Gelalich, Beau Amaral, Tyler Heineman, Trevor Brown and Cody Keefer -- to the MLB draft last summer. Yet, this program just continues to press on, at least with wins and losses, as if not much has changed.



This is PG 'College Baseball Ticket' Level content. You must be a subscriber to read the rest. Want to read more???

Click here for subscription info!



(Already a member? Just log in at the top of the page.)
Recent Related Articles
From the Classic to campus
Third baseman Jonathan India is one of 80 former Perfect Game All-Americans playing in college as he looks to help the Florid... READ 
Off the Board: Nov. 22
It was another busy week on the recruiting trail coast-to-coast with top prospects coming Off the Board, including slugging f... READ 
College Fall Notebook: Nov. 22
Mike Rooney returns with another nationwide batch of notes from college programs across the nation, including those on a deep... READ 
Top 2020-21 Recruiting Classes
Trejyn Fletcher, the second ranked player in the nation for the class of 2020, gives Vanderbilt their third top-ranked recrui... READ 
Impact JUCO Transfers
View the list of the top junior college prospects from the 2017 season that have transferred to NCAA Divisions I and II and N... READ 
Top 2019-20 Recruiting Classes
With the NLI period wrapped up Jheremy Brown provides a breakdown of the top 10 college recruiting classes for the 2019-20 sc... READ 
 

About Perfect Game :: Contact us :: Terms of Use :: Privacy Policy :: Site Map :: Testimonials
Copyright 1994-2017 by Perfect Game. All rights reserved. No portion of this information may be reprinted or reproduced without the written consent of Perfect Game.