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RELEASE: 9/09/08

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Mansfield field hockey moves up to #7 in STX/NFHCA NCAA Division II National Coaches Weekly Poll

MANSFIELD The Mansfield University field hockey team jumped to seventh in the latest STX/NFHCA NCAA Division II National Top Ten Coaches Poll released today.

Mansfield, ranked tenth in the preseason poll, moved up three places on the strength of a 3-1 record. The Mountaineers are also currently tied with Indiana University of Pennsylvania, the second ranked team in the nation, for first place in the PSAC West.

Mansfield will host Slippery Rock Wednesday afternoon starting at 4 p.m. at Spaulding Field.

STX/NFHCA NCAA Division II National Coaches Poll

Ranking Institution Points (1st place votes)
1. Bloomsburg University 146 (10)
2. Indiana University of PA 135 (3)
3. Shippensburg University 126 (2)
4. UMASS-Lowell 97 (1)
5. East Stroudsburg University 87
6. Saint Michael's College 71
8. Kutztown University 58
9. C.W. Post 57
10. Stonehill College 17



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