ATTLEBORO, Mass. – The Elms College field hockey team is slated to finish second in the 2013 New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Preseason poll as announced by the league office on Monday.
The Blazers, who posted the team's highest conference win total (5-1) last season, and finished 8-12 overall – the program's best record since 1994, will look to make their second consecutive appearance in the NECC Championship Tournament title game. Under the direction of third-year head coach Kim Cosenza, Elms will look to blend a stellar group of returners with a talented group of newcomers.
Here is a look at how the rest of the poll was voted upon.
2013 NECC Field Hockey Preseason Poll
1. Anna Maria - 49 (7)
2. Elms – 36
3. Becker – 31
4. Regis – 30
5. Daniel Webster – 19
6. Wheelock – 17
7. Bay Path - 14