Seven ACC Field Hockey Teams on NFHCA Preseason Poll

Four league squads earn top-10 rankings

GREENSBORO, N.C. ( – All seven ACC field hockey teams will begin the 2014 season nationally ranked, as announced Tuesday by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association. The seven ranked squads is the most from any conference.

Led by No. 2 North Carolina, four teams were voted into the top 10, including No. 4 Duke, No. 5 Syracuse, and No. 6 Virginia. Also earning preseason rankings were No. 11 Wake Forest, No. 13 Boston College, and No. 15 Louisville.

The 2014 season gets underway this weekend with all seven teams in action. For the full poll from the NFHCA, visit