Setting the Scene
What:
CWPA Championship
When:
Friday-Sunday, Apr. 28-30
Where:
Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatics (at Indiana) – Bloomington, Ind.
Video:
CWPA Video
Live Results:
vs. Princeton

About the Bison/Last Time Out
* Bucknell returns to the pool for the CWPA Championship after wrapping up its regular season Apr. 8-9 with three games at Hartwick.
* The Bison have lost their last four matches, three coming against ranked opponents.
* Five Bison have recorded over 35 goals this season, including Marta Considine (40), Colleen Barron (38), Tegan Stanbach (38), Emily Konishi (37) and Shyla Lintz (36).
* Konishi leads the team in steals (48) and sprints (31), which Shyla Lintz has posted a team-best 50 ejections drawn.
* Bucknell has gotten production out of its freshmen class this season. Gigi Rojahn has totaled 16 goals and 14 assists for 30 points, while Nina Benson has tallied seven goals, nine assists and has won 6-of-8 sprints.
* This is the 16th consecutive year in which the Bison have participated in the CWPA Championship, formerly known as the Eastern Championship. Bucknell finished fifth last season.
* The Bison enter this year's championship as the No. 7 seed.

Scouting Princeton
* Princeton is 22-3 overall and is the No. 2 seed.
* The Tigers enter the weekend winners of their last four contests, picking up wins over No. 14 Indiana, No. 17 Hartwick, Brown and George Washington.
* Princeton is 38-6 in the all-time series against Bucknell, winning the most recent meeting in Lewisburg by a 9-3 score.
* The Tigers are 9-0 all-time against the Bison in the postseason. The two teams last met in the Southern Championships in 2013.

CWPA Championship Ticket Information
* Fans attending the CWPA Championship can pay for either a three-day tournament pass ($25) or a one-day pass ($10) for the league's penultimate varsity championship. Senior citizens 65 and older will be admitted at discounted prices of $10 (tournament pass) and $5 (one-day pass).  All children 12 and under are free of charge. All tickets are exclusively available at the door as there will be no presale in advance of the championship.

Bucknell vs. Potential Weekend Opponents
* Bucknell vs. Michigan: 0-21 (Last met in the Eastern Championship in 2012)
* Bucknell vs. Indiana: 2-10 (Last met in the postseason in 2006, a 6-5 victory)
* Bucknell vs. Harvard: 12-18 (Won an 11-7 decision at last year's championship)
* Bucknell vs. Brown: 9-17 (Won a 10-6 decision at last year's championship)
* Bucknell vs. George Washington: 39-21 (Won seven of the last eight meetings)
* Bucknell vs. Saint Francis (Pa.): 1-0 (Defeated the Red Flash 12-5 this season)
* Bucknell vs. Hartwick: 1-17: (Last defeated Hartwick in 2005)

2017 CWPA Championship Schedule
Friday, Apr. 28
Game 1 – No. 8 George Washington vs. No. 9 Saint Francis (Pa. ) – Noon
Game 2 – No. 2 Princeton vs. No. 7 Bucknell – 1:30 p.m.
Game 3 – No. 3 Hartwick vs. No. 6 Brown – 3:00 p.m.
Game 4 – No. 4 Indiana vs. No. 5 Harvard – 4:30 p.m.
Game 5 – No. 1 Michigan vs. Winner Game 1 – 6 p.m.

Saturday, Apr. 29
Game 6 – Loser Game 3 vs. Loser Game 2 – Noon
Game 7 – Loser Game 4 vs. Loser Game 1 – 1:30 p.m.
Game 8 – Winner 2 vs. Winner Game 3 – 3 p.m.
Game 9 – Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 4 – 4:30 p.m.
Game 10 – Loser Game 6 vs. Loser Game 7 – 6 p.m.
Game 11 – Winner Game 7 vs. Loser Game 5 – 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Apr. 30
Seventh Place – Winner Game 10 vs. Loser Game 11 – 9 a.m.
Fifth Place – Winner Game 11 vs. Winner Game 6 – 10:30 a.m.
Third Place – Loser Game 8 vs. Loser Game 9 – Noon
First Place – Winner Game 9 vs. Winner Game 8 – 1:30p.m.

Loser of Game 10 is Ninth Place