Friday, August 18

UCLA rising sophomore Maddie Musselman helped the senior USA women's national water polo team win its second straight FINA World Championship after defeating Spain 13-6 in the final. Musselman was named tournament MVP.(Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)
UCLA rising sophomore Maddie Musselman helped the senior USA women's national water polo team win its second straight FINA World Championship after defeating Spain 13-6 in the final. Musselman was named tournament MVP.(Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA's national search for a new women's water polo coach concluded in Westwood. Adam Wright, who already coaches the men's team, will now also coach the women's team.
(Daily Bruin file photo)
UCLA's national search for a new women's water polo coach concluded in Westwood. Adam Wright, who already coaches the men's team, will now also coach the women's team.
(Daily Bruin file photo)

Brandon Brooks never won an NCAA title as coach of the women's water polo team. UCLA announced that he'll be stepping down Thursday. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)
Brandon Brooks never won an NCAA title as coach of the women's water polo team. UCLA announced that he'll be stepping down Thursday. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman attacker Maddie Musselman's record freshman season ended at the NCAA championships over the past weekend. Among a number of other things, she officially became the first freshman in UCLA history to lead the women's water polo team in goals. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)
Freshman attacker Maddie Musselman's record freshman season ended at the NCAA championships over the past weekend. Among a number of other things, she officially became the first freshman in UCLA history to lead the women's water polo team in goals. (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)
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)
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)

In the last minute of play, No. 2 Stanford stole the ball away from No. 1 UCLA women's water polo and scored on its next possession. The Bruins could not match the late goal and would fall to the Cardinal in the national championship game. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)
In the last minute of play, No. 2 Stanford stole the ball away from No. 1 UCLA women's water polo and scored on its next possession. The Bruins could not match the late goal and would fall to the Cardinal in the national championship game. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)


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