IUP field hockey picked sixth
LOCK HAVEN — The IUP field hockey team has been picked sixth in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference preseason coaches poll.
Defending champion Millersville is picked to repeat as the Marauders garnered eight of the 11 first place votes.
West Chester picked up a first-place vote to come in second while Shippensburg is third, getting two first-place votes.
Bloomsburg and East Stroudsburg come in right in front of IUP in fourth and fifth, respectively. Kuztown is seventh while Slippery Rock is eighth, Mercyhurst is ninth, Mansfield is 10th and Seton Hill is 11th.
The Crimson Hawks have four starters returning from a 2013 team that finished 8-11.