Albany, N.Y. - The UAlbany field hockey team broke into the Kookaburra/NFHCA Division I National Coaches' Poll for the first time this season, after defeating #19 Providence on Sunday. The Great Danes have been receiving votes each week this season prior to their No. 20 ranking this week.
UAlbany (7-2) became the first America East Conference team to earn a national ranking this season. Senior Nicole Savage earned her first conference player of the week award on Monday after leading the Great Danes to a 2-1 win over Providence. Savage scored both goals in the win, after also scoring a goal in a victory over Colgate earlier in the week.
The Great Danes kick off America East play on Saturday, hosting Fairfield, before taking on the fourth nationally ranked team on the schedule, visiting #6 Syracuse on Sunday.
Courtesy: UAlbany Sports Information
Tuesday, September 29, 2009
University of Albany Field Hockey Breaks Into Kookaburra / NFHCA Division I National Coaches' Poll - UAlbany Sports 2009
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