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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mansfield field hockey ranked #9 in this week’s STX/NFHCA Poll

MANSFIELD – The Mansfield University field hockey team is ranked ninth in the nation is this week’s STX/NFHCA NCAA Division II National Coaches Poll released today.

Despite a 5-6 overall record, Mansfield owes it ranking to a tough schedule. Four of Mansfield’s six losses have come to nationally ranked teams including a 3-0 setback to #1 ranked IUP on Saturday. Mansfield also lost to NCAA Division I Bryant University.

Mansfield will return to action later when they travel to Mercyhurst on Saturday night and then play Bellarmine University at Mercyhurst on Sunday

2008 STX/NFHCA NCAA Division II National Coaches Poll

  School Points (first place votes)
1. Indiana University of PA 168(11)
2. Bloomsburg University 159 (6)
3. Shippensburg University 147
4. UMASS-Lowell 115 (1)
5. Kutztown University 108
6. East Stroudsburg University 89
7. Saint Michael's College 52
8. Stonehill College 48
9. Mansfield University 29
10. C.W. Post 27



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