Collegiate Water Polo Association Releases 2012 Northern Division Championship Bracket; Brown University Claims No. 1 Seed
BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- The Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) releases the bracket of games for the 2012 Northern Division Championship on Saturday-Sunday, November 3-4, at Brown University in Providence, R.I.
Action begins at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 3 and wraps-up on Sunday, November 4, as the host/No. 12-nationally ranked Bears, No. 14 St. Francis College, Harvard University, Iona College, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Fordham University and Connecticut College contest 10-games to decide which four programs advance to the CWPA Eastern Championship on November 16-18 at Princeton University in Princeton, N.J.
Brown, which enters the tournament
with the No. 1 seed, is guaranteed a spot in the CWPA Eastern field
as the Bears will begin play in the semifinals versus either No. 4
seed Iona or No. 5 seed MIT at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. The
other semifinal will pit the victors of first round action
featuring No. 2 seed St. Francis-vs.-No. 7 seed Connecticut and No.
3 seed Harvard-vs.-No. 6 seed Fordham at 6:00 p.m.
|Northern Division Championship|
|Brown University, Providence, R.I.|
|Saturday, November 3,
|9:30||4th Seed -
|vs.||5th Seed -
|11:00||2nd Seed -
St. Francis College
|vs.||7th Seed -
|12:30||3rd Seed -
|vs.||6th Seed -
|3:00||Loser Game 1||vs.||Loser Game 2||4|
|4:30||1st Seed -
|vs.||Winner Game 1||5|
|6:00||Winner Game 2||vs.||Winner Game 3||6|
|7:30||Loser Game 3||vs.||Loser Game 2||7|
|Sunday, November 4, 2012||Game No.|
|9:00||Loser Game 3||vs.||Loser Game 1||8|
|10:30||Loser Game 6||vs.||Loser Game 5||Third Place|
|Noon||Winner Game 5||vs.||Winner Game 6||First Place|
|The win/loss records from games 4, 7 and 8 determine places fifth through seventh|
|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.|