NCAC Releases 2016 Preseason Poll

NCAC Releases 2016 Preseason Poll

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Earlham College field hockey team was picked to finish eighth by the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) field hockey coaches in the 2016 NCAC Preseason Field Hockey Poll released by the league on Thursday.

Kenyon College, two-time reigning NCAC champions, was picked to win the conference for a third year in a row with 54 points while receiving five first place votes. DePauw University finished second with 53 points and two first place votes.

The complete poll can be found below.

Place     Team     Votes (1st Place Votes)
1.   Kenyon   54 (5)
2.   DePauw   53 (2)
3.   Denison   49
4.   Wittenberg   40
5.   Ohio Wesleyan   28
6.   Wooster   27 (1)
7.   Oberlin   19
8.   Earlham   18

 

The Quakers, which had their best season since 2009 last year, begin the 2016 campaign with three straight home games including the season-opener against Concordia University (Wis.) on Sept. 3. 

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