Still-undefeated UNC tops Penn Monto/NFHCA Division I National Coaches Poll

GILBERT, Ariz. — The University of North Carolina, the only remaining unbeaten team in NCAA Division I field hockey, has been voted into the top spot on the Penn Monto/NFHCA Division I National Coaches Poll.

The Top Five

After two conference wins over No. 9 University of Michigan and No. 24 Michigan State University, the Northwestern University Wildcats climbed their way to fifth in the poll. The two Big Ten Conference wins extended Northwestern's win streak to eight games in a row. Up next for the Wildcats is fellow Big Ten opponent, No. 4 University of Maryland — the two top teams meet on Thursday in College Park for a 3:30 p.m. EST contest (watch on the Big Ten Network).

Games to Watch

Field hockey fans will not want to miss tonight's game between No. 12 Princeton University and No. 11 University of Delaware (6:00 p.m. EST — watch, with a subscription, on FloSports).

The game to watch this week will be between the two top teams, No. 1 University of North Carolina and No. 2 Duke University — the contest will take place at UNC's Karen Shelton Stadium at 4:30 p.m. EST on Friday (watch on the ESPN/ACC Network).

Cap off a great weekend of field hockey with another interstate rivalry game between No. 24 Michigan State University and No. 9 Michigan University, set to take place in Ann Arbor at 4:00 p.m. EST (watch on BTN+).

2019 Penn Monto/NFHCA Division I National Coaches Poll — Week 4

Rank Institution (Record) Points (First place votes) Previous Ranking
1 University of North Carolina (9-0) 1149 (45) 1
2 Duke University (8-1) 1040 (1) 2
3 University of Connecticut (9-1) 1035 3
4 University of Maryland (9-1) 970 4
5 Northwestern University (10-2) 897 7
6 University of Louisville (8-1) 873 6
7 University of Iowa (7-2) 811 8
8 University of Virginia (8-2) 794 5
9 University of Michigan (6-3) 709 9
10 Saint Joseph's University (8-1) 696 11
11 University of Delaware (6-1) 689 12
12 Princeton University (4-4) 632 10
13 Liberty University (6-1) 544 13
14 Syracuse University (7-2) 533 19
15 Ohio State University (5-4) 456 14
16 Stanford University (6-5) 422 15
17 Boston College (4-5) 375 17
18 Rutgers University (4-4) 362 18
19 Harvard University (5-2) 360 16
20 Wake Forest University (4-5) 348 21
21 University at Albany (7-3) 171 20
22 Old Dominion University (5-3) 167 22
23 Fairfield University (7-2) 156 23
24 Michigan State University (5-5) 105 24
25 Northeastern University (6-3) 75 Not ranked

Follow all NCAA Division I games and results on the FieldTurf Scoreboard hosted by nfhca.org throughout the season.

The Penn Monto/NFHCA Division I National Coaches Poll is voted on by NFHCA member coaches and has no bearing on selection to the 2019 NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championship.