Goalkeeper Sarah Logan stopped a shot with a second remaining, and the Rainbow Wahine water polo team beat Cal State Northridge 6-5 in Saturday’s semifinal of the Big West Championship at the Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Complex.
Hawaii (17-8) will face top-seeded UC Irvine (19-7), the defending champion, in Sunday’s 6 p.m. championship. The winner receives a berth to the NCAA tournament. The Anteaters beat UC Davis 8-6 in the semifinal.
“It’s our home, our pool, we’re ready for it,” said Paula Chillida Esforzado, who led Hawaii with four goals.
The Anteaters have won every Big West title since the tournament began in 2009, except for 2013 when the Rainbow Wahine won.