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Redshirt senior attacker Rachel Fattal finished her UCLA career Sunday with the third-most goals and first-most steals in program history, but she and the rest of the senior class leave a legacy beyond individual statistics. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Women’s water polo seniors end season with loss, leave behind legacy

The women’s water polo championship loss to Stanford on Sunday was the last game for UCLA’s senior class, but they’ll still leave a legacy unlike many other classes’ in the past. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior attacker Rachel Fattal finished her UCLA career Sunday with the third-most goals and first-most steals in program history, but she and the rest of the senior class leave a legacy beyond individual statistics. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt senior attacker Rachel Fattal finished her UCLA career Sunday with the third-most goals and first-most steals in program history, but she and the rest of the senior class leave a legacy beyond individual statistics. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

UCLA coach Brandon Brooks and the women's water polo team fell to Stanford on Sunday in the national championship for the third time in four years, something he said is the result of individual results and nothing overarching. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

History repeats in women’s water polo’s NCAA-final loss to Stanford

Before Sunday’s game, UCLA and Stanford had met twice in the past three years in the national championship game. Both times, the Cardinal had been the one to come out on top, but 2017 was lined up to be different. Read more...

Photo: UCLA coach Brandon Brooks and the women's water polo team fell to Stanford on Sunday in the national championship for the third time in four years, something he said is the result of individual results and nothing overarching. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

UCLA coach Brandon Brooks and the women's water polo team fell to Stanford on Sunday in the national championship for the third time in four years, something he said is the result of individual results and nothing overarching. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt senior center Alexa Tielmann was one of four UCLA women's water polo players to have three goals in the team's NCAA opener against Wagner. The No. 1 Bruins won 17-2, and advanced to play California in the semifinals. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Women’s water polo advances to NCAA semifinals after win over Wagner

INDIANAPOLIS — UCLA’s final weekend of the season started with a game that ended like so many others have for the No. 1 team in the country. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior center Alexa Tielmann was one of four UCLA women's water polo players to have three goals in the team's NCAA opener against Wagner. The No. 1 Bruins won 17-2, and advanced to play California in the semifinals. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt senior center Alexa Tielmann was one of four UCLA women's water polo players to have three goals in the team's NCAA opener against Wagner. The No. 1 Bruins won 17-2, and advanced to play California in the semifinals. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt senior attacker Rachel Fattal and the No. 1-seeded UCLA women's water polo team will play No. 17 Wagner in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament, but there are six other teams the Bruins could potentially face as they navigate the field for a national championship. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

Scouting report: 2017 NCAA women’s water polo championship

The stage for the 2017 NCAA women’s water polo championship is set. Half of the field will be familiar faces for UCLA women’s water polo, as three other teams from the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation were selected. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior attacker Rachel Fattal and the No. 1-seeded UCLA women's water polo team will play No. 17 Wagner in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament, but there are six other teams the Bruins could potentially face as they navigate the field for a national championship. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt senior attacker Rachel Fattal and the No. 1-seeded UCLA women's water polo team will play No. 17 Wagner in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament, but there are six other teams the Bruins could potentially face as they navigate the field for a national championship. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

Senior utility Mackenzie Barr scored once during No. 1 UCLA's three-goal second-quarter run against fifth-seed California in the MPSF semifinal. The Bruins would lose their advantage by the fourth quarter, but came back to win 9-8 and secure a meeting with No. 2 Stanford in the finals. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Women’s water polo completes comeback over Cal to advance to MPSF final

UCLA women’s water polo had to overcome something on Saturday it hasn’t faced in two months – a deficit heading into the fourth quarter. With a little over five minutes left in the game and after losing a three-goal lead it had built up earlier in the game, freshman attacker Maddie Musselman netted her thid goal of the day to tie the game at eight. Read more...

Photo: Senior utility Mackenzie Barr scored once during No. 1 UCLA's three-goal second-quarter run against fifth-seed California in the MPSF semifinal. The Bruins would lose their advantage by the fourth quarter, but came back to win 9-8 and secure a meeting with No. 2 Stanford in the finals. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Senior utility Mackenzie Barr scored once during No. 1 UCLA's three-goal second-quarter run against fifth-seed California in the MPSF semifinal. The Bruins would lose their advantage by the fourth quarter, but came back to win 9-8 and secure a meeting with No. 2 Stanford in the finals. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Alys Williams said UCLA started slow out of the gates in the loss earlier this season to USC. With a top seed for the MPSF championship on the line for UCLA this Saturday, the Bruins have to lock down on defense. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Women’s water polo set to conclude season with payback against USC

Two months ago in the Barbara Kalbus Invitational, UCLA women’s water polo suffered its first loss of the season. This weekend, the Bruins have a chance for redemption against their crosstown rival. Read more...

Photo: Alys Williams said UCLA started slow out of the gates in the loss earlier this season to USC. With a top seed for the MPSF championship on the line for UCLA this Saturday, the Bruins have to lock down on defense. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Alys Williams said UCLA started slow out of the gates in the loss earlier this season to USC. With a top seed for the MPSF championship on the line for UCLA this Saturday, the Bruins have to lock down on defense. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Freshman utility Bronte Halligan and the rest of the No. 3 UCLA women's water polo team will be the first opponent No. 1 Stanford will face after the Cardinal ended USC's NCAA record 52-game winning streak last weekend. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Women’s water polo preps defense for match against No. 1 Stanford

As Stanford and USC players shook hands after their game, the Trojans all were looking down, not a single person with a smile. USC’s NCAA-record 52-game winning streak had just been snapped. Read more...

Photo: Freshman utility Bronte Halligan and the rest of the No. 3 UCLA women's water polo team will be the first opponent No. 1 Stanford will face after the Cardinal ended USC's NCAA record 52-game winning streak last weekend. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Freshman utility Bronte Halligan and the rest of the No. 3 UCLA women's water polo team will be the first opponent No. 1 Stanford will face after the Cardinal ended USC's NCAA record 52-game winning streak last weekend. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)


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