Notebook: Bruins catching fire

Updated: February 25, 2014, 3:31 PM ET
By Graham Hays | espnW.com

CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif. -- When UCLA found itself shorthanded at a key position, Stephany LaRosa stepped up for her team.

An All-American at third base as a freshman and an all-conference selection as a shortstop a season ago, LaRosa put on catcher's gear for the first time in her life this past fall when injuries left the Bruins in a bind. And when junior Ally Carda threw the first pitch of the regular season for the Bruins on Feb. 6, LaRosa was still behind the plate.

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