California Athletics | May 9, 2014 California shuts down Arizona State Freshman goalie Madeline Trabucco helped the Bears defeat Arizona State in the NCAA quarterfinals. Share LOS ANGELES -- California scored four of the first five goals and shut down Arizona State’s offense the rest of the way in a 7-4 victory in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championships at USC’s Uytengsu Aquatics Center on Friday night. 2014 WOMEN'S WATER POLO Reger: Stanford had its share of adversity Championship Day Recap | Photo Gallery Champion: Stanford wins third title in four years Third place: Southern Cal. ends season with victory Fifth place: Arizona St. finishes inaugural postseason fifth Seventh place: Indiana gets by UC San Diego 9-8 Second Round Recap Reger: Medical issues couldn't keep UCLA's Martin away Semifinals: Stanford onto fifth champ | UCLA tops USC Reger: Arizona State's Ao Gao had a long trip to Tempe Consolation: UC Irvine tops UCSD | ASU earns victory First Round Recap Reger: USC's Gilchrist balances water polo and surfing First Round: UCLA wins | Southern Cal beats UC Irvine First Round: Stanford defeats Ind. | Cal shuts down ASU Reger: Indiana boasts five Canadians on team Reger: No. 1 Stanford enters with something to prove Interactive Bracket Printable Bracket | Selections The fourth-seeded Bears (20-8) advanced to Saturday’s semifinals, where they will play No. 1 Stanford. MPSF Newcomer of the Year Dora Antal scored on the first possession of the game and junior Kelly McKee added another goal later in the first quarter to give Cal a quick lead. After the Sun Devils (15-11) cut the deficit to 2-1, the Bears got goals from freshman Roser Tarrago and Emily Loughlin to make it 4-1 with 5:12 left in the second period. The teams then traded goals the rest of the game, with each only scoring once in the second half. Tarrago finished with two goals and freshman goalie Madeline Trabucco had x saves. The Bears have reached the 20-win mark for the first time since 2011 and fourth time in head coach Richard Corso’s tenure at Cal. The Bears are playing in their third NCAA Championships.