NCAA to Stream All Games of 2011 Women's Water Polo Championship at the University of Michigan

NCAA to Stream All Games of 2011 Women's Water Polo Championship at the University of Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) will stream all the games from the organization's 2011 Women's Water Polo Championship live from the University of Michgian's Canahm Natatorium on May 13-15.

The video can be accessed by going to the NCAA Women's Water Polo page at NCAA.com

The 2011 National Collegiate Women’s Water Polo Championship will be an eight-team, single-elimination tournament with a losers’ bracket to determine places three through eight.

Automatic qualifiers were awarded to the Big West Conference (University of California-Irvine), Collegiate Water Polo Association (Indiana Universtiy), Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (University of California) and the Western Water Polo Association (University of California-San Diego). In addition, the conference representatives from the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletics Conference (University of Redlands) and the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (Iona College) conducted a play-in game to determine the last automatic berth into the bracket with Iona taking the contest 13-7 to advance to Michigan.

The following institutions received at-large bids to the championship field: University of California-Los Angeles, University of Southern California and Stanford University.

Action commences on Friday, May 13 when No. 2 seed California (24-4) faces No. 7 seed UC-San Diego (17-18) in the first game of the championship at 3 p.m. The next game will feature No. 3 seed UCLA (24-6) and No. 6 seed Indiana (25-11) at 4:30 p.m. No. 1 seed Stanford (25-1) will face Iona in the third game of the day at 6 p.m. The final contest of the night will pit No. 5 seed UC-Irvine (21-8) against No. 4 seed USC (18-6) at 7:30 p.m.


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