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.|
|3.||Holy Cross (1)||150|
|10.||University of New England||72|
|14.||New England College||34|