Norwich Tabbed As League Favorites In NEHC Women's Ice Hockey Preseason Coaches' Poll
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Norwich Tabbed As League Favorites In NEHC Women's Ice Hockey Preseason Coaches' Poll

MARSHFIELD, Mass. The New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) has released its annual Preseason Coaches' Poll for women's ice hockey. The poll is compiled based on rankings from the league's 14 head coaches. Last season's champion, Norwich University, claimed the number one spot garnering thirteen first-place votes.

Saint Anselm College came in as #2 overall with the College of Holy Cross collecting one first-place vote to take the #3 slot. Rounding out the rest of the rankings are #4 Castleton University, #5 Manhattanville College, #6 Salve Regina University, #7 Franklin Pierce University, #8 University of Massachusetts Boston, #9 University of Southern Maine, #10 University of New England, #11 Plymouth State University, #12 Nichols College, #13 Saint Michael's College, #14 New England College.

2015-16 NEHC Women's Ice Hockey Preseason Coaches' Poll
Rank (1st Place Votes) Pts.
1. Norwich (13) 195
2. Saint Anselm 170
3. Holy Cross (1) 150
4. Castleton 144
5. Manhattanville 128
6. Salve Regina 126
7. Franklin Pierce 121
8. UMass Boston 107
9. Southern Maine 84
10. University of New England 72
11. Plymouth State 56
12. Nichols 47
13. Saint Michael's 36
14. New England College 34