Rankings Roundup: 4 America East Programs Nationally Ranked
A quartet of America East programs are being recognized among the best in the nation on the field, appearing in a pair of respective national polls this week:
- America East is joined by the ACC and Big Ten as the only Division I field hockey conferences with three teams nationally ranked.
- Reigning conference champion Albany is ranked 12th this week after getting off to a 3-1 start to its season.
- Stanford, an NCAA tournament team a year ago, comes in at #14.
- Maine, which is off to a 4-0 start and ranks second in the country averaging 6.0 goals per game, entered the poll #20 this week.
- Defending America East men's soccer champion Vermont broke into the NSCAA Top 25 at #23 after extending its start to a perfect 4-0-0.
- The conference has placed at least one men's soccer program national rankings each of the last four seasons.
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