BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- Due to Indiana University not attending the event, the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) announces a change to the schedule for the 2017 Women's Collegiate Club Big Ten Division Championship at Purdue University's Boilermaker Aquatic Center in West Lafayette, Indiana, on Saturday-Sunday, April 22-23.
The format of the championship changes from a nine-team event to an eight-team affair as The Ohio State University, the University of Michigan "A", Michigan State University, the University of Iowa, the University of Illinois, the University of Michigan "B", Purdue and the University of Wisconsin will battle for bragging rights, the Big Ten Division title and a spot at the 2017 Women's National Collegiate Club Championship hosted by the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Friday-Sunday, May 5-7.
Competition at Purdue will now begin at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 22, when the host Boilermakers face Michigan "A". Following first round game pitting Michigan State-vs.-Michigan "B" (11:40 a.m.), Iowa-vs.-Illinois (12:50 p.m.) and Ohio State-vs.-Wisconsin (2:00 p.m.), the consolation and semifinal games will occur in alternating pattern from 3:20-to-6:50 p.m.
Sunday, April 23, brings the Seventh (9:00 a.m.), Fifth (10:15 a.m.), Third (11:30 a.m.) and Championship (12:45 p.m.) games.
Big Ten Division Championship
|Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana|
|Boilermaker Aquatic Center, 355 N. Martin Jischke Drive, West Lafayette, Indiana|
|Saturday, April 22, 2017||Game No.|
|10:30||7th Seed -
|vs.||2nd Seed -
University of Michigan "A"
|11:40||3rd Seed -
Michigan State University
|vs.||6th Seed -
University of Michigan "B"
|12:50||4th Seed -
University of Iowa
|vs.||5th Seed -
University of Illinois
|2:00||1st Seed -
The Ohio State University
|vs.||8th Seed -
University of Wisconsin
|3:20||Loser of Game 2||vs.||Loser of Game 1||5|
|4:30||Winner of Game 1||vs.||Winner of Game 2
|5:40||Loser of Game 3||vs.||Loser of Game 4||7|
|6:50||Winner of Game 4||vs.||Winner of Game 3||8|
|Sunday, April 23, 2017||Game No.|
|9:00||Loser of Game 5||vs.||Loser of Game 7||Seventh Place|
|10:15||Winner of Game 7||vs.||Winner of Game 5||Fifth Place|
|11:30||Loser of Game 6||vs.||Loser of Game 8||Third Place|
|12:45||Winner of Game 8||vs.||Winner of Game 6||First Place|
|Teams listed first wear dark caps and are home on the scoreboard. Host team always wears dark caps and is listed first on the scoreboard regardless of seed.|