FULL NFHCA Release
GILBERT, Ariz. -- The UConn field hockey team maintained its unbeaten record last week to sustain its grip on the No. 1 ranking in the Penn Monto/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division I Coaches Poll as announced on Tuesday.
The Huskies tallied two more shutout wins last week, as they ran their record to 11-0 in 2017. UConn accumulated 1,222 points and 46 first-place votes to once against run away with the No. 1 ranking for the fourth straight week.
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Duke (9-1) retained its No. 2 spot in the poll, while AAC foe Virginia (10-1) bumped up to No. 3 in the rankings. The Blue Devils and Cavaliers tallied the remaining first-place votes, collecting two and one, respectively. Rounding out the top-five are Big Ten opponents No .4 Michigan (9-2) and No. 5 Penn State (10-2).
Head Coach Nancy Stevens
The Huskies will face BIG EAST rival Villanova on Friday, Oct. 6 at 7:00 p.m. to begin their three-game road stint.