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 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.
Four-year varsity water polo letterwinner at Los Alamitos High School under head coach Dave Carlson...also was a four-year varsity swimming and volleyball letterwinner...voted the 2012 CIF Division I Player of the Year...earned 2011-12 Sunset League Female Athlete of the Year award and the 2011-12 Press Telegram Player of the Year...in volleyball, helped lead Los Alamitos to the 2012 CIF Division I Championship...was Sunset League Co-Champions with Newport Harbor.
Competed for SoCal Water Polo Club...earned two second place and three third place finishes at the Junior Olympics...competed at the 2011 Junior Worlds in Trieste, Italy with the USA Junior National Team...participated in the 2010 Four Nations tournament with the junior team...was a member of the USA Youth Team at the 2008 Junior Pan-American Games.
Full name: Rachel Ann Fattal...born Dec. 10, 1993 in Los Alamitos, Calif...Rachel is the daughter of Ron and Maria Fattal...has one brother, Ryan...undeclared major.