September 10, 2013

UMW Field Hockey Stays Sixth in NFHCA National Division III Poll

2013 Penn Monto / NFHCA Division III National Coaches Poll

This is a listing of the top 20 teams in the 2013 Penn Monto / NFHCA Division III National Coaches Poll,

as voted upon by NFHCA member coaches, with records through September 8, 2013 and total points

(first-place votes are in parentheses).

Institution Total Points Preseason Ranking

1. Montclair State University (4-0) 879 (12) 2

2. Tufts University (1-0) 860 (27) 1

3. Middlebury College (1-0) 775 (4) 3

4. Bowdoin College (2-0) 773 (3) 4

5. Salisbury University (3-0) 743 5

6. University of Mary Washington (4-0) 616 6

7. Messiah College (2-0) 580 (1) 8

8. Franklin & Marshall College (3-0) 563 7

9. Christopher Newport University (4-0) 511 9

10. William Smith College (2-0) 492 10

11. Amherst College (0-1) 346 16

12. The College of New Jersey (1-1) 343 12

13. Lynchburg College (2-2) 310 13

14. Rowan University (2-1) 303 14

15. Skidmore College (2-1) 283 15

16. DePauw University (1-3) 234 11

17. University of Rochester (4-1) 218 18

18. SUNY Cortland (3-0) 185 Unranked

19. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (3-0) 155 20

20. Trinity College (2-0) 140 19

Also Receiving Votes: Eastern University (134), Stevens Institute of Technology (46), Ursinus College (44),

Catholic University (43), SUNY Oneonta (38).

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

Tuesday, September 17, 2013. The Penn Monto / NFHCA Division III National Coaches Poll has no



bearing on selection to the 2013 NCAA Division III Championship field.