GILBERT, Ariz. — West Chester University — who was voted into first place in the Penn Monto/NFHCA Division II National Coaches Poll this week — successfully defended their unbeaten record last week as they defeated No. 2 East Stroudsburg University and No. 6 Adelphi University. The Golden Rams have clinched a spot in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Championship but will have to face two formidable PSAC opponents, No. 3 Kutztown University and No. 10 Mansfield University, before final seeding can be finalized.
Games to Watch
Field hockey fans will not want to miss tomorrow's 6:00 p.m. EST game between No. 2 East Stroudsburg and No. 7 Millersville University. The Marauders will be fighting for a berth in the PSAC Championship and a win over the Warriors would go a long way in their quest for a place in the postseason — watch online, here.
In Northeast-10 Conference action, Franklin Pierce will be traveling to No. 9 Southern New Hampshire University for a noon contest on Saturday. This contest could have big implications for the Ravens as they look to secure a berth in the NE-10 Championship Tournament (watch on YouTube).
This is the final week of the regular season for Division II field hockey, every game will be an important one as teams look to clinch a place in their conference's postseason or finish their season with a victory.
2019 Penn Monto/NFHCA Division II National Coaches Poll — Week 7
|Rank||Institution (Record)||Points (First place votes)||Previous Ranking|
|1||West Chester University (15-0)||220 (22)||1|
|2||East Stroudsburg University (15-2)||196||2|
|3||Kutztown University (11-4)||139||4|
|4||Saint Anselm College (14-2)||133||5|
|5||Shippensburg University (10-5)||119||8|
|6||Adelphi University (13-3)||108||6|
|7||Millersville University (11-5)||94||3|
|8||Assumption College (13-3)||76||7|
|9||Southern New Hampshire University (13-3)||63||9|
|10||Mansfield University (11-5)||40||10|
Follow all of the Division II matchups throughout the season on the FieldTurf Scoreboard hosted by nfhca.org.
The Penn Monto/NFHCA Division II National Coaches Poll is voted on by NFHCA member coaches and has no bearing on selection to the 2019 NCAA Division II Field Hockey Championship.