GW Men's Water Polo Seeded Fifth for Southern Division Championship
Colonials to Face No. 4 Navy, No. 9 Monmouth College in Fridays' Pool Play
Nov. 2, 2015
BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- The George Washington men's water polo team is seeded fifth for this weekend's Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Southern Division Championship, the league announced on Monday. The Colonials will face No. 4 Navy on Friday at 4:50 p.m. and No. 9 Monmouth College at 8:50 p.m. in pool play at Bucknell's Kinney Natatorium.
Seeding was based on a vote of the division's 11 head coaches.
Reigning Southern Division champion Princeton, which won the Southern Division-East Region regular-season title and is ranked 10th in the nation, claimed the top seed in the three-day tournament. The remaining East Region programs -- Bucknell, Johns Hopkins, Navy and GW -- received the Nos. 2-5 seeds, respectively, in line with their regular-season finish.
Southern Division-West Region regular-season champion Mercyhurst earned the sixth seed, while Washington & Jefferson (7th), Gannon (8th), Monmouth (9th), Salem International (10th) and Penn State Behrend (11th) round out the field to mirror the order of finish in the West Region.
The Southern Division Championship, which takes place Nov. 6-8, will determine the five Southern Division teams which will earn automatic bids to the CWPA Championship Nov. 20-22 at MIT. The top five teams from the Southern Division Championship will compete against the top three teams from the Northern Division Championship, along with four at-large selections, for the league title and an automatic berth in the NCAA Championship.
Seeded fifth for the second year in a row and the third time in four years, GW placed fifth at the 2014 Southern Division Championship to secure an automatic berth to the CWPA Championship, where the Colonials finished eighth.
Men's Water Polo Set for Bucknell Invitational
George Washington men’s water polo heads to Lewisburg, Pa., on Friday for the first of four games at the Bucknell Invitational.
Men's Water Polo's Levai Named Rookie of the Week
George Washington’s Andras Levai has been named the Collegiate Water Polo Association Mid-Atlantic Rookie of the Week, the league announced Thursday.
Men's Water Polo Closes Princeton Invitational
George Washington men’s water polo dropped two games to ranked opponents Saturday to close the Princeton Invitational at DeNunzio Pool.
Men's Water Polo Splits Pair
George Washington men’s water polo split a pair of games Friday to begin the Princeton Invitational at DeNunzio Pool.
Men's Water Polo Set for Princeton Invitational
George Washington men’s water polo is set to face three ranked opponents over two days at the Princeton Invitational.
Men's Water Polo Caps Perfect Opening Weekend
George Washington men's water polo completed a perfect opening weekend at the Navy Open, knocking off Washington & Jefferson and Salem International on...
Men's Water Polo Opens Season with Victory
Behind six goals from Andras Levai in his collegiate debut, George Washington men’s water polo dropped Navy, 15-11, in its season opener on Saturday...
Men's Water Polo Pushes for Next Step
There were some confused looks when Barry King directed his George Washington men’s water polo players to fan out along the pool’s edge.