Limestone Picked No. 10 in Penn Monto/NFHCA Division II National Preseason Coaches Poll

Limestone Picked No. 10 in Penn Monto/NFHCA Division II National Preseason Coaches Poll

GILBERT, Ariz. - The 2019 Penn Monto/NFHCA Division II National Coaches Poll was released on Tuesday (Sept. 3), with South Atlantic Conference Carolinas member Limestone earning the No. 10 spot. 

The 2019 conference preseason favorite, the Saints wrapped up the 2018 season with an impressive 14-4 record, going 9-1 in conference play, winning the regular season and conference tournament championships.

The 2018 Saints featured South Atlantic Conference Carolinas Player of the Year, Kelly Diplock. The forward from Harare, Zimbabwe, lead the conference in goals (17), assists (13), points (47), and game-winning goals (7). She started every game for the Saints and she garnered South Atlantic Conference Carolinas Offensive Player of the Week honors during the season.

2019 Penn Monto/NFHCA Division II National Coaches Poll — Preseason

Rank Institution (Record) Points (First-place votes)
1 Shippensburg University 243 (22)
2 West Chester University 204 (2)
3 East Stroudsburg University 199 (1)
4 Millersville University 139
5 Pace University 138
6 Saint Anselm College 128
7 Kutztown University 84
8 Stonehill College 79
9 Bloomsburg University 39
10 Limestone College 33