ATTLEBORO, Mass. - The Elms College field hockey team was selected to finish fifth in the 2012 New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Preseason Poll as announced by the league on Thursday.
Elms takes the field looking to build on its 2011 season under second-year head coach Kim Cosenza. The Blazers welcome in several new players to join three-time all-conference goalkeeper Alexandra Bonavita (Agawam, Mass.) and last year's leading scorer, Meghan Goodrow (Sunderland, Mass.).
The preseason poll breaks down as follows:
2012 NECC Field Hockey Coaches Poll
1. Regis - 47 (6)
2. Wheelock - 39
3. Anna Maria - 37 (1)
4. Becker - 28
5. Elms - 17
6. Daniel Webster - 16
7. Bay Path - 11