Women’s Water Polo Heads to CWPA Championship

April 27, 2017

GW Women's Water Polo at CWPA Championship
WHEN Friday-Sunday, April 28-April 30
WHERE IU's Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatics Center | Bloomington, Indiana 
HOW Live Video | Tournament Central | @GW_WaterPolo
TICKETS Ticket Info

SETTING THE STAGE: The GW women’s water polo team heads to Bloomington, Indiana, this weekend for the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Championship. The three-day, nine-team event will take place from April 28-30 at IU’s Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatics Center.

GW (13-16, 1-7 CWPA) will be the No. 8 seed in the tournament and take on ninth-seeded Saint Francis on Friday at noon. The winner will face top-seeded and seventh-ranked Michigan at 6 p.m., while the loser will play Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

THE FIELD: Seventh-ranked Michigan earned the one-seed in the championship, followed by ninth-ranked Princeton, No. 15 Hartwick and No. 16 Indiana. No. 20 Harvard is the No. 5 seed, while No. 25 Brown is seeded sixth and Bucknell seventh.

RECORD SETTER: Junior Scarlett Hallahan became GW’s all-time leading goal scorer with 59 goals this season, to total 199 in her career and surpass Hannah Cox (189, 2013-16). She also ranks second in points with 302, behind only Rachael Bentley (362, 2011-14).

HITTING 50: With 48 goals this season, junior Jacqueline Bywater needs just two more to reach the 50-goal plateau for the third consecutive season. She has 182 in her career which ranks third in school history.

GW vs. SAINT FRANCIS: The Colonials won both regular season matchups against Saint Francis, taking a 10-7 road victory on Feb. 17 and a 9-7 win on March 10 in the GW Invitational.

HOW TO FOLLOW: The complete schedule for the weekend can be found here, and games will be streamed here for $10/game or $25 for a weekend pass. Live stats are also available here.



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