April 11, 2013

Brown to Host the 2013 CWPA Southern Division Championships This Weekend

PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND – The Brown women's water polo team will host the 2013 CWPA Southern Division Championships this weekend at the Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center, and all nine games played to determine the 2013 Champion will be video streamed. Competition begins at 10:00am on Saturday, April 13th, and will conclude with the championship game at 12:00pm on Sunday, April 14th. Video is available for $8 per day, and can be accessed here.

The Bears will be joined by the Bucknell Bison, the George Washington Colonials, the Harvard Crimson, the Mercyhurst Lakers and the #12 Princeton Tigers, and the six teams will battle it out for the division's top ranking at the CWPA Eastern Championships. The rest of the teams will be seeded out along with the Western Division squads as well as the Division III Champion to make up the field for the tournament, held from April 26th to 28th at the University of Michigan.

The brackets for the Southern Division were set based on the teams' win/loss record for the season:

Bracket A:

1st seed - Princeton
4th seed - George Washington
5th seed - Bucknell                                        

Bracket B:

2nd seed - Brown
3rd seed - Harvard
6th seed - Mercyhurst             


The schedule for the weekend is as follows:

Saturday April 13
10:00am - Princeton vs. Bucknell
11:30am - Brown vs. Mercyhurst
3:00pm - George Washington vs. Bucknell
4:30pm - Harvard vs. Mercyhurst
7:00pm - Princeton vs. George Washington
8:30pm - Brown vs. Harvard


Sunday April 14
9:00am - fifth place game
10:30am - third place game
12:00pm - first place game


Full recaps of the Bears' games will be available on brownbears.com each evening.