Field Hockey Ranked Third in New England East Region

Field Hockey Ranked Third in New England East Region

STANDISH, Maine – Saint Joseph's College is ranked third in the first NCAA DIII New England East Regional Rankings of the 2019 season, as announced late last week.

With two regular season games remaining, Saint Joseph's, 15-3 overall and 7-0 in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) play through October 27th, has clinched the top seed in the GNAC Tournament for the fourth time in the last six years. Looking to claim their fourth-consecutive GNAC title, the Monks have earned a first-round bye and will host a semifinal contest on Wednesday, November 6th, start time and opponent TBD.

In the first regional rankings of the 2019 campaign, the Monks sit behind Endicott College (12-4) and Babson College (12-3) and ahead of MIT (8-4) and University of New England (9-7).

Saint Joseph's closes out the regular season on Wednesday with a 3:30 PM GNAC contest at Colby-Sawyer College.


1 Endicott 12-4  
2 Babson 12-3  
3 Saint Joseph's 12-3  
4 MIT 8-4  
5 U New England 9-7  






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Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy in Portland, Maine, Saint Joseph’s College is Maine’s Catholic liberal arts college in the Mercy tradition. We are inclusive of all faiths, including no faith. The 474-acre campus, located on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine offers more than 40 undergraduate programs and a Division III athletic program to a population of approximately 1,000 on-campus students. A pioneer of distance education since the 1970s, the College also provides online certificates and undergraduate and graduate degrees for thousands more working adults who reside in more than 20 other countries. In 2015 the College was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its Community Engagement Classification, highlighting the College’s focus on community service throughout its mission and daily interactions within local, regional, and global communities. In 2018, Princeton Review recognized SJC as one of its “Green Colleges” for its sustainability initiatives. Learn more at