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Field Hockey Cracks Top 10 in National Polls

Head Coach Ainslee Lamb

Head Coach Ainslee Lamb

Sept. 7, 2011


The Boston College field hockey team has jumped from No. 14 to No. 10 in the Kookaburra/NFHCA Division I National Coaches Poll, according to an announcement made Tuesday.

The Eagles were ranked 14th in the preseason poll and have moved up after a strong, 4-1 start that included victories against Vermont, UMass, Quinnipiac and Holy Cross.

All six ACC field hockey programs are nationally ranked, with North Carolina holding onto the No. 1 spot and Maryland at No. 3. Virginia and Duke are currently No. 7 and No. 9, respectively, while Wake Forest sits at No. 20.

Next Up:
Boston College will travel across town to take on rival No. 11 Boston University on Friday, Sept. 9 at Harvard’s Jordan Field. The game is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. BC is slated to host Maryland in the squad’s first conference matchup of the 2011 season on Friday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m.

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