LANCASTER, Pa. - Franklin & Marshall has climbed to 13th in the latest Kookaburra/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) poll released on Tuesday afternoon. The Diplomats jumped up five spots after being ranked 18th in the first regular season poll a week ago.
F&M remained undefeated in 2011 with a trio of shutout victories last week. The Diplomats defeated Immaculata (8-0) and Alvernia (1-0 OT) in non-conference action, before downing Swarthmore (3-0) to open Centennial Conference play.
The Diplomats (5-0, 1-0 CC) will put their perfect record to the test on Tuesday, Sept. 20 as they welcome another unbeaten squad, CC foe McDaniel (4-0, 1-0 CC), to Tylus Field at 7:00 pm.