Bears Tabbed Second Among West Teams In AE Preseason Poll
BERKELEY – America East coaches predict a sixth-place overall finish and second among west teams for the California field hockey team, according to the league's preseason poll released Wednesday. The Golden Bears earned 29 votes.
Monmouth was predicted to win the league with 60 votes and five first-place votes. Stanford led the three west coast schools with 46 votes and one first-place vote.
Last season Cal finished 8-11 overall and 1-3 in conference play, including an overtime victory over UC Davis. The Bears also picked up an overtime win over Penn State and a victory over No. 24 Cornell. In the 2019 America East Conference Tournament, Cal advanced to the semifinals after defeating New Hampshire in the first round, 2-1.
More information on the 2021 spring schedule will be announced when available.
2021 America East Field Hockey Preseason Poll
No. School Points (1st-Place Votes)
1. Monmouth 60 (5)
2. Maine 56 (3)
3. Stanford 46 (1)
4. Albany 46
5. New Hampshire 32
6. California 29
7. UMass Lowell 21
8. Vermont 18
9. UC Davis 16