Field Hockey Moves Up to #18 in NFHCA Coaches Poll
ALBANY, N.Y.- The Great Dane Field Hockey team comes in at #18 this week in the NFHCA coaches poll. The #18 position ties their highest ranking this season, which was the pre-season poll ranking posted on 8/22.
Last week, the Great Danes were ranked #20 competing against #5 Delaware and #7 North Carolina.
UAlbany earned their #18 ranking after an overtime win against the defending National Champion, Delaware (2-1), who is now ranked #8. Two important goals came off the stick of senior Kelsey Briddell, as well as a single goal from Katie MacCallum.
On Sunday the Great Danes faced #7 North Carolina, who moved up to #4. UAlbany fell in overtime 2-1 in an evenly-paced back and forth game.
2017 UAlbany NFHCA Coaches Poll Rankings
(9/26): No. 18
(9/19): No. 20
(9/12): No. 21
(9/5): No. 21
(8/22): No. 18
This weekend UAlbany will face two America East opponents, UMass Lowell on Friday at 2 P.M. on Alumni Turf, and Vermont on Sunday at 2 P.M. in Bulington, VT.