USC made good on its promise to address the shortcomings that ailed them during their surprising two-loss NorCal Tournament in September. The Trojans defeated UCLA by a convincing four-goal margin today to earn a spot in the SoCal Tournament final.
FINAL: UCLA 6, USC 10. Bruins lose for the first time all season.
— UCLA Water Polo (@UCLAWaterPolo) October 12, 2014
USC will face the winner of the other semifinal match between Northern California rivals Stanford and Cal. The Cardinal are poised to take the top ranking this week with a tournament win, and may do so even with a second-place finish at SoCal.