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No. 17 Indiana Set to Host CWPA Western Division Championship
The Hoosiers will begin their quest for the Western Division Championship with a first round match-up against Chatham at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday.



April 14, 2009


CWPA Western Championship Game Notes


BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The No. 17 Indiana University women's water polo team will begin postseason play this weekend as they host the CWPA Western Division Championship at Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center. The Hoosiers (17-14, 6-1 CWPA West) enter the tournament as the No. 2 seed and will take on No. 7 seed Chatham in first round action at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday. Indiana will play their second game on Saturday, with their opponent and game time yet to be determined. The final round of games will be played on Sunday.

Indiana wrapped up the regular season with four victories on April 3-5 during a trip to Pennsylvania. The Hoosiers clinched the No. 2 seed by defeating two divisional opponents, Gannon and Mercyhurst. Indiana then knocked off George Washington and picked up a quality road win at Bucknell, which ended an eight game Bison winning streak.



Hoosier Notebook

Steady Ranking - The Hoosiers have been ranked for the last 12 weeks, dating back to the January 28 release of the Varsity Top 20 poll. They also hold down the No. 3 position in the latest CWPA rankings, and Michigan took over the top spot from Hartwick.

Hannon Hot Streak - Senior Maggie Hannon has been on a scoring tear of late, recording 14 goals during the last seven contests, including a career high-tying five goals against Gannon on April 3. Hannon also tallied three assists, nine steals, and 15 kickouts drawn during that stretch. Against Bucknell, she scored her 125th career goal, passing Kelly McKay's 124 for sixth on the career scoring list.

Redder On Fire - Sophomore Nicole Redder has provided a solid scoring punch to the Hoosier arsenal late in the season to go along with her consistent defensive play. Redder scored 13 goals and swiped 13 steals during the last seven games. She has 53 steals this season, already surpassing her freshman total of 52.

Give and Take - Freshman Jakie Köhli has recorded at least one steal in 22 consecutive games for the Hoosiers, bringing her to a team-leading 55 takeaways on the season. Köhli also leads the team in assists with 29.

Lo Drawing the KO - Sophomore Lauren Wyckoff leads the team with 41 earned kickouts this season. She has drawn an exclusion in 11 of her last 12 games played. Wyckoff also leads the Hoosiers in scoring, along with Hannon, with 34 goals.



Indiana All-Time vs. Western Division Opponents

Chatham: IU leads 1-0 (last meeting 3/7/09 - Indiana W, 15-2)

Gannon: IU leads 13-0 (last meeting 4/3/09 - Indiana W, 12-7)

Grove City: IU leads 12-0 (last meeting 3/7/09 - Indiana W, 15-2)

Mercyhurst: IU leads 10-0 (last meeting 4/4/09 - Indiana W, 11-7)

Michigan: UM leads 34-11-2 (last meeting 3/28/09 - Michigan W, 7-6)

PSU Behrend: IU leads 11-0 (last meeting 3/8/09 - Indiana W, 14-0)

Washington & Jefferson: IU leads 11-0 (last meeting 3/7/09 - Indiana W, 14-1)



2009 CWPA Western Division Standings

Team Conference Record Overall Record
Michigan 7-0 27-8
Indiana 6-1 17-14
Mercyhurst 5-2 6-13
Gannon 4-3 9-7
Grove City 3-4 11-7
Washington & Jefferson 2-5 8-9
Chatham 1-6 2-8
PSU Behrend 0-7 0-12


















2009 CWPA Poll

1. University of Michigan

2. Hartwick College

3. Indiana University

4. Brown University

5. Bucknell University

6. University of Maryland

7. Princeton University

8. Harvard University

9. Mercyhurst College

10. George Washington University



Tournament Schedule

Saturday, April 18

Game Time Match-up
1 9:00 a.m. Michigan (1) vs. PSU Behrend (8)
2 10:30 a.m. Gannon (4) vs. Grove City (5)
3 12:00 p.m. Indiana (2) vs. Chatham (7)
4 1:30 p.m. Mercyhurst (3) vs. Washington & Jefferson (6)
5 4:00 p.m. Loser Game 2 vs. Loser Game 1
6 5:30 p.m. Loser Game 4 vs. Loser Game 3
7 7:00 p.m. Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2
8 8:30 p.m. Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4


















Sunday, April 19

Game Time Match-up
7th Place 10:00 a.m. Loser Game 6 vs. Loser Game 5
5th Place 11:30 a.m. Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6
3rd Place 1:00 p.m. Loser Game 8 vs. Loser Game 7
1st Place 2:30 p.m. Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8







Indiana University Women's Water Polo

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