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Headlines in the UCLA Twitterverse: Softball Championship Edition

Tweets dedicated to UCLA’s 118th national championship.

The UCLA softball team won it’s 12th national championship in program history last night.

Last night’s softball game still has us all reeling. So, today’s edition of Headlines in the UCLA Twitterverse is dedicated to our Bruins that brought home #118.

One of the topics that was floating around here and there was avenging the gymnastics loss to Oklahoma in the NCAA championship in April. In case you were wondering, none other than Miss Val made the trip to Oklahoma City to cheer on the softball team:

In addition to Miss Val, there has been a lot of alumni support for this team, often referred to as the “Bruin Bubble”—that group of undying, relentless, diehard friends, family, and alumni that stick with the Four Letters through thick and thin. Jason Kersey of The Athletic out of Oklahoma City shares remarks from Jen Schroeder, a former UCLA catcher:

Former head coach Sue Enquist is one of those alums offering undying support:

Fomer UCLA football player and current Atlanta Falcon Takkarist McKinley tweeted his support:

But, Stevie, what was with the bananas???

Of course, you can’t have a softball championship without a dogpile:

The Los Angeles Dodgers also offered their congratulations:

And, so did our new men’s basketball coach Mick Cronin:

Some clips, like the “Barr Exam” sack of Matt Barkley never get old. Kinsley Washington’s walk-off single may just be another one of those clips. Either way, it’s just awesome:

Postgame thank-you’s from the team to all the Bruin fans out there are cool, too:

UCLA has wasted no time. Landmarks on campus have already been updated to reflect #118:

Congratulations, UCLA softball, on National Championship #12 for the program and #118 for UCLA!

Go Bruins!