Women's Water Polo Earns Fifth Seed at Eastern Championship

April 20, 2009

Providence, RI -

The No. 19 Brown women's water polo team (21-13) has received the #5 seed for the 2009 Eastern Championship hosted by Harvard University at Blodgett Pool on April 24-26. No. 15 Hartwick has been tabbed the top seed, while Western Division Champion Michigan and Southern Division Champion Maryland follows as the Wolverines and Terrapins earned the #2 and #3 seeds, respectively.

The Bears, who are coming off an 11-7 loss to Hartwick in the Northern Division Championship game, are scheduled to take on Indiana at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, April 24. The two teams matched up against one another on March 20th at the Aztec Invitational, as the Hoosiers edged the Bears 9-8.

2009 CWPA Women's Eastern Championship Seedings:
1. Hartwick College
2. University of Michigan
3. University of Maryland
4. Indiana University
5. Brown University
6. Bucknell University
7. Princeton University
8. Harvard University

2009 CWPA Women's Eastern Championship Schedule
Friday, April 24, 2009
Noon - Game 1 - Harvard vs. Hartwick
1:30 - Game 2 - Indiana vs. Brown
3:00 - Game 3 - Michigan vs. Princeton
4:30 - Game 4 - Maryland vs. Bucknell

Saturday, April 25, 2009
1:00 - Game 5 - Loser Game 2 vs Loser Game 1
2:30 - Game 6 - Loser Game 4 vs Loser Game 3
4:00 - Game 7 - Winner Game 1 vs Winner Game 2
5:30 - Game 8 - Winner Game 3 vs Winner Game 4

Sunday, April 26, 2009
10:00 - Game 9 - Loser Game 6 vs Loser Game 5 (Seventh Place)
11:30 - Game 10 - Winner Game 5 vs Winner Game 6 (Fifth Place)
1:00 - Game 11 - Loser Game 8 vs Loser Game 7 (Third Place)
2:30 - Game 12 - Winner Game 7 vs Winner Game 8 (First Place)

For More Information Go To: Eastern Info