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Women's Water Polo - Fri, Apr. 28, 2017

2017 WWPA Women's Championship Central  |  Updated Bracket  |  Tournament Leaders

GENEVA, Ohio -- No. 3 seed Sonoma State and No. 4 seed Cal State Monterey Bay opened the 2017 WWPA Women's Championship Friday at SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio with wins over No. 6 Gannon and No. 5 Mercyhurst, respectively, each securing a spot in Saturday's semifinals.

In the first game of the day, the Seawolves (10-18) built an early 3-0 lead, then ran away in the second half with five goals in the third period to defeat the Lady Knights (6-12), 12-6.  In game two, the Otters (8-11) gave up a goal early, but responded with three unanswered goals, and six of the next seven en route to a 13-8 win over the Lakers (6-12).

GAME 1:  #3 Sonoma State 12, #6 Gannon 6 -- Box Score  |  SSU Recap  |  Gannon Recap
GAME 2:  #4 Cal State Monterey Bay 13, #5 Mercyhurst 8 -- Box Score  |  CSUMB Recap  |  Mercyhurst Recap

Saturday's matchups are now set as Mercyhurst will battle crosstown rival Gannon for 5th Place in the WWPA Championship at 12:00 pm EDT.  The first of two semifinals will then take place, featuring top-seed UC San Diego and Cal State Monterey Bay at 1:45 pm EDT, followed by the second semifinal of the day, No. 2 seed Cal State East Bay against Sonoma State at 3:30 pm EDT. 

The winners of the two semifinals will play for the WWPA title and the conference's automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament on Sunday at 11:15 am EDT and the losers of Saturday's semifinal matchups will play for 3rd Place in the WWPA to open the day on Sunday at 9:30 am EDT.

GAME 3 (Saturday, 12:00 pm EDT): #5 Mercyhurst vs #6 Gannon -- Live Stats  |  Live Video
GAME 4 (Saturday, 1:45 pm EDT): #1 UC San Diego vs #4 Cal State Monterey Bay -- Live Stats  |  Live Video
GAME 5 (Saturday, 3:30 pm EDT):  #2 Cal State East Bay vs #3 Sonoma State -- Live Stats  |  Live Video

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