The Bruins defeated Hawai'i 13-8 on the strength of four goals from freshman Rachel Fattal.
The Bruins advance to tomorrow's NCAA Semifinal vs. No. 2 Stanford.
The Bruins and the Tigers square off in Boston at Harvard's Blodgett Pool on Friday, May 10 at 12:30 p.m. (PT)/3:30 p.m. (ET).
Rachel Fattal also joined Sami Hill and Emily Donohoe on the All-MPSF second team while Gisselle Naranjo earned honorable mention accolades.
Freshman Rachel Fattal and junior Becca Dorst each scored twice to lead the Bruins.
Played in 27 matches, making 26 starts...scored 16 goals on 61 attempts (26.2 percent)...also logged a team-leading 41 assists and finished second on the team with 29 steals...had 12 blocks and five earned exclusions...scored a season-high two goals in three matches - versus Michigan (Feb. 25), USC (March 3) and UC Irvine (May 13)...spent the fall quarter training with the Mexican National Team, alongside UCLA teammate Sarah Orozco.
Played in 18 matches...scored five goals on 16 attempts (31.3 percent)...recorded 14 steals, eight earned exclusions, four assists and three blocks...scored in four matches, including a season-high two goals against Cal Baptist (March 5) at Arizona State.
Played in three matches...scored three goals on three attempts and collected two steals...scored a season-high two goals at Sonoma State (Feb. 21) and added one goal against San Jose State (March 28) in the Bruins' final regular-season home match.
Four-year varsity water polo and three-year varsity swimming letterwinner...competed her first three seasons at Whittier High School under head coach Chris Schneider and her senior season at Montebello High School under head coach David Keys (graduated from Montebello)...as a senior (2009), earned first-team All-CIF Southern Section Division II accolades...also secured third-team California-Hawaii All-America honors as a senior...helped lead Whittier to the 2007 CIF Southern Section Championship (sophomore season)...named a second-team all-area selection in 2007 by the Los Angeles Daily News.
Competed for Commerce Water Polo...played for Commerce at the 2009 Junior Olympics (18-and-under)...competed for the 2007 Youth Pan-American Games (USA Junior National Team)...also played for the USA Cadet National Team.
Full name: Gisselle Naranjo...born May 29, 1991 in Los Angeles...Gisselle is one of Bela and Maria Naranjo's three children...has one brother (Mark) and one sister (Veralie).
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