UMW Field Hockey Jumps to Ninth in Nation in NFHCA Weekly Poll

2012 Penn Monto / NFHCA Division III National Coaches Poll

Institution Total Points Previous Week's Ranking

1. The College of New Jersey (5-0) 1017 (29) 1

2. Salisbury University (6-0) 1003 (15) 2 Tie

3. Middlebury College (3-0) 955 (7) 2 Tie

4. Messiah College (4-1) 833 4

5. Bowdoin College (3-0) 831 (2) 5

6. Skidmore College (6-0) 801 (1) 6

7. Catholic University (4-1) 573 7

8. Franklin & Marshall College (4-1) 540 9

9. University of Mary Washington (6-0) 518 12

10. Amherst College (3-0) 496 11

11. Montclair State University (6-1) 480 10

12. Haverford College (4-0) 406 15

13. Christopher Newport University (5-1) 381 14

14. Elizabethtown College (5-1) 363 18

15. Trinity College (CT) (3-0) 279 17

16. Ursinus College (2-2) 254 8

17. Tufts University (2-1) 245 16

18. University of Rochester (7-0) 235 20

19. William Smith College (4-1) 216 19

20. Lynchburg College (4-2) 198 13



This is a listing of the top 20 teams in the 2012 Penn Monto / NFHCA Division III National Coaches Poll, as voted upon by NFHCA member coaches, with records through September 16, 2012 and total points (first-place votes are in parentheses).

 

Also Receiving Votes: Rowan University (171), Muhlenberg College (78), Gettysburg College (75), SUNY Oneonta (46), Wellesley College (44).

 

This poll is available on the NFHCA website at www.nfhca.org. The next poll will be released on Tuesday, September 25, 2012. The Penn Monto / NFHCA Division III National Coaches Poll has no bearing on selection to the 2012 NCAA Division III Championship field.