The Bruins defeated Hawai'i 13-8 on the strength of four goals from freshman Rachel Fattal.
Third-ranked UCLA gave its best defensive effort of the season, but lost to No. 2 Stanford in the NCAA semifinals.
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).
Freshman Rachel Fattal and junior Becca Dorst each scored twice to lead the Bruins.
The Bruins will face No. 3 Arizona State on Sunday at 12:45 p.m. with an NCAA at-large berth on the line.
Played in six matches...scored one goal on four attempts...also picked up one earned exclusion...scored her first collegiate goal against Michigan (Feb. 5) at the Stanford Invitational.
Four-year varsity water polo letterwinner at San Ramon Valley High School in Danville, Calif., under head coach Heather Johnston...was also a three-year varsity swimming and two-year varsity basketball letterwinner...playing water polo, captured All-CIF North Coast Section honors in 2008, 2008 and 2010...secured first team All-East Bay League accolades as a senior (2010), leading San Ramon Valley to a CIF North Coast Section runner-up finish...also was named a first-team All-East Bay League honoree in 2009 and a second-team selection in 2008...served as water polo team captain in 2009 and 2010...established the school career records in goals scored (307) and assists (162)...named San Ramon Valley's Female Athlete of the Year during the 2010-11 school year...helped lead the San Ramon Valley swimming team to the 2011 CIF North Coast Section team title...
Competed for Diablo Water Polo Club...finished fourth at 2011 Junior Olympics...finished third at 2010 U.S. Club Championships...played in Recco, Italy, in 2010.
Full name: Danielle Elizabeth Ferraro...born June 18, 1993 in Danville, Calif...Danielle is the second of Bob and Janette Ferraro's three daughters...has two sisters, Nicole and Gianna...undeclared major.
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