UCLA 8, Mississippi State 0

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UCLA was leading 3-0 in the fourth when Ross Mitchell hit Kevin Williams to lead off the inning. Ben Bracewell came in to pitch for the Bulldogs before Shane Zeile bunted Williams to second -- one of 12 sacrifice bunts UCLA had in the CWS, which tied the record set in 1962 -- before Cody Regis singled him home. That made it 4-0 and the Bruins would add one more run in the inning as they were well on their way to the national championship.

Eric Filia | UCLA | RF

With his RBI sacrifice fly in the first inning, RBI sacrifice bunt on a safety squeeze in the third, RBI single in the sixth and two-run single in the eighth, Eric Filia’s eight RBI led all players in the 2013 CWS. Filia had five RBI on Tuesdasy night -- the most in a CWS Championship Finals game since Steve Detwiler of Fresno State in 2008. Filia finished 5-for-15 in the College World Series.

"I'm so proud of these guys -- they did it on the field. I don't think any of the experts thought that we'd be here at this stage. We did it the right way by playing good baseball. We pitched, we defended, with some good offense -- opportunistic offense -- and we outlasted everybody."
-- UCLA head coach John Savage


Tuesday’s attendance of 27,127 is an all-time TD Ameritrade Park Omaha record, beating this year’s Game 2 which drew 27,122. The total series attendance of 341,483 is also an all-time high as the CWS averaged 24,392, which beats the previous record set in 2005 (23,952). Every night-game crowd of the 2013 CWS was more than 25,000.

Mississippi State ends its season at 51-20 with its loss to UCLA. The school will wait another year to win the first national championship in any sport.

UCLA wins the first national championship in program history and the 109th overall for the school. The Bruins went 10-0 in the NCAA tournament and finish the season at 49-17.