Chandler, Ariz. (9/12/17) – With a perfect 4-0 record, the Kean University field hockey reentered the Penn Monto/NFHCA Division III Top 20 Poll for the week of September 12th.
The Cougars were ranked for much of the second half of last season, polling as high as 16.
After winning its final 22 games on the way to last year's national title, Messiah has picked up where it left off by claiming its first three contests in 2017 and maintaining its hold on the No. 1 spot.
Messiah holds the No. 1 spot by a wide margin as it garnered 996 points and 45 first-place votes to claim the ranking. The next two spots in the poll were unchanged with Tufts at No. 2 and Salisbury at No. 3, while The College of New Jersey came in at No. 4 and Middlebury rounded out the top five.
Babson took the No. 6 ranking, with No. 7 Amherst, No. 8 Montclair State, No. 9 Skidmore and No. 10 Bowdoin rounding out the top 10. The bottom half of the poll consisted of No. 11 Ursinus, No. 12 Trinity, No. 13 Williams, No. 14 Franklin & Marshall, No. 15 Hamilton, No. 16 Rochester, No. 17 Mary Washington, No. 18 Christopher Newport and William Smith (tie), and No. 20 Kean. Mary Washington, Christopher Newport and Kean all entered the ranking this week.