"I would have never gone to any other university," said DiSalvatore, a Florida native. "I have no regrets. I’m proud to wear the four letters."
The UCLA coaching staff of head coach Kelly Inouye-Perez, assistant coaches Lisa Fernandez and Gina Vecchione and volunteer assistant Natasha Watley have been named the 2010 National Coaching Staff of the Year by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA).
The Bruins have been open all weekend about how much they feel like they are playing for, and perhaps with, Wooden's spirit. The seniors on this team visited his house as freshman and most of the Bruins met him at least once or twice.
"His teachings and his philosophies have been a theme of our season this year," Monica Harrison said. "So it's really fitting that he's kind of at the center of what we're doing right now."