Ryan Kreidler drove in three runs and hit one of UCLA's four home runs as the Bruins eliminated Baylor 11-6 on Sunday in an elimination game at the Los Angeles Regional.
Kreidler's two-run homer in the sixth gave UCLA a three-run lead, which it was able to expand. Jake Pries, Michael Toglia and Noah Cardenas also homered for the Bruins (49-9), who are the national top seed. Pries and Toglia also had two hits and drove in two runs.
UCLA will face Loyola Marymount for the regional title Sunday night and a spot in next weekend's Super Regional. If the Bruins win the first game, there will be a deciding contest on Monday.
Felix Rubi, the second of six UCLA pitchers, got the win and allowed only one run on one hit in three innings.
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Cole Haring homered twice and drove in three runs for Baylor (35-19). Starter Tyler Thomas took the loss, surrendering six runs on four hits.
Shea Langoliers, who set an NCAA Tournament record with 11 RBIs in Saturday's win over Omaha, went 0 for 4.