UMW Field Hockey Moves Up to Seventh in Nation in Weekly NFHCA Poll

The University of Mary Washington field hockey team moved up from ninth to seventh in the nation in this week's National Field Hockey Coaches Association's national Division III poll.

Institution Total Points Previous Week's Ranking

1. Salisbury University (8-0) 1,131 (13) 2

2. Middlebury College (5-0) 1,099 (16) 3

3. The College of New Jersey (6-0) 1,096 (31) 1

4. Messiah College (6-1) 949 4

5. Skidmore College (8-0) 888 6

6. Bowdoin College (4-1) 826 5

7. University of Mary Washington (8-0) 677 9

8. Catholic University (5-2) 640 7

9. Franklin & Marshall College (6-1) 630 8

10. Haverford College (6-1) 599 12

Tie. Montclair State University (8-1) 599 11

12. Amherst College (5-1) 561 10

13. Tufts University (5-1) 499 17

14. Christopher Newport University (6-1) 410 13

15. William Smith College (6-1) 392 19

16. Elizabethtown College (6-2) 337 14

17. Trinity College (CT) (5-1) 282 15

18. University of Rochester (8-1) 218 18

19. Lynchburg College (6-2) 125 20

20. Rowan University (4-3) 112 Unranked

Also Receiving Votes: Gettysburg College (111), Ursinus College (88), SUNY Oneonta (75), DePauw University (41),

Wellesley College (34).

This poll is available on the NFHCA website at www.nfhca.org. The next poll will be released on

Tuesday, October 2, 2012. The Penn Monto / NFHCA Division III National Coaches Poll has no bearing



on selection to the 2012 NCAA Division III Championship field.