Water Polo Set to Compete in CWPA DIII Championships This Weekend

Water Polo Set to Compete in CWPA DIII Championships This Weekend

ERIE, Pa. - Penn State Behrend will head to New London, CT this weekend for the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Division III Championships. Behrend, the No. 6 seed, will take on Austin the No. 3 seed at Connecticut College on Friday.

Schedule of Events/Coverage
Friday, April 12
No. 6 Penn State Behrend vs. No. 3 Austin, 3:30 p.m. (Tournament Schedule/Video)

Penn State Behrend News & Notes

* The Lions are the No. 6 seed overall in the tournament, and the No. 3 seed in the East
* Behrend has a 3-5 record in the eastern standings, scoing six conference points
* The Lions are seeded behind Gove City and Connecticut and above Washington & Jefferson and Utica
* Behrend most recently competed in the Behrend Invitation on March 30-31, falling to Mercyhurst, Villanova, and Mckendree
* Lauren Wood (Vernon Hills, IL/Vernon Hills) is leading the Lions with – goals this season, holding the regular-season school record
* Mackensie Robie (Girard, PA/Girard) represents the team in goal, tallying – saves this season

Austin News & Notes

* The Kangaroos are 6-8 this season, having a 5-3 record in the CWPA West
* Austin is coming off a 8-4 win over Wittenberg on March 31 at the Macalester College Regional Tournament
* The Kangaroos also took down Carthage and #10 Monmouth in the Macalester Regional, giving them a three-game win streak