Field Hockey Heads Into Selection Show Tuesday Ranked No. 10 In STX/NFHCA Poll, No. 9 In Women's Field Hockey.Com Poll

November 06, 2007
By ODU Athletics

Nov. 6, 2007

NORFOLK, Va. -- The Old Dominion field hockey team remains at No. 10 in the STX/NFHCA Coaches Poll and at No. 9 in the Women's Field Hockey.Com Poll as the Lady Monarchs await the unveiling of the 2007 NCAA Tournament bracket Tuesday night to see if they will be one of the eight teams granted an at-large bid.

The following team have captured automatic bids to the tournament:
America East Conference: Boston University
Atlantic Coast Conference: North Carolina
Big East Conference: Conneticut
Big Ten Conference: Iowa
Colonial Athletic Association: James Madison

The following teams will be participating in play-in games to determine the three other automatic bids:
Atlantic 10 Conference: Massachusetts at the Ivy Group: Princeton
Northeast Conference: Lock Haven at Northern Pacific Field Hockey Conference: Stanford
The Patriot League: America at the Mid-American Conference: Ohio

The remaining eight teams invited to the NCAA Tournament will be announced at 8:00 p.m. on CSTV.

STX/NFHCA COACHES POLL - Week Ten
Institution Points (first place votes in parentheses)
1. University of North Carolina (20-0) 760 (38)
2. Wake Forest University (14-5) 697
3. University of Maryland (17-2) 689
4. University of Connecticut (20-2) 628
5. University of Iowa (17-3) 615
6. University of Michigan (15-6) 561
7. James Madison University (18-3) 517
8. Michigan State University (16-5) 461
9. Penn State University (13-7) 436
10. Old Dominion University (12-9) 374
11. Boston University (17-5) 357
12. Duke University (11-8) 299
13. University of Louisville (14-6) 240
14. American University (16-4) 215
15. Ohio University (17-4) 197
16. Boston College (12-8) 185
17. Princeton University (13-4) 156
18. University of Virginia (11-9) 151
19. University at Albany (15-5) 142
20. Providence College (14-8) 133

Also Receiving Votes: Stanford University (43), Syracuse University (28), University of Massachusetts (22), Villanova University (17), Temple University (12), Missouri State University (10), Ohio State University (9), Drexel University (8), University of Vermont (6), Lock Haven University (5), University of California, Berkeley (4), Indiana University (3).

Women's Field Hockey.Com Poll - Week Ten
1. UNC
2. Maryland
3. Wake Forest
4. Iowa
5. Connecticut
6. Michigan
7. Michigan State
8. Penn State
9. Old Dominion
10. Duke
11. James Madison
12. Virginia
13. Louisville
14. Boston University
15. Boston College
16. Princeton
17. Albany
18. Providence
19. American
20. Ohio

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