The Husson Eagles are ranked just outside the top-10 in the first New England Division III Weekly Coaches Poll of the season.

The Eagles are coming off a 21-14 loss to Western New England College and will travel to Endicott College this Saturday with a 2-1 record.

Springfield is the top team in the region.

The Jack Grinold Chapter New England Poll is made up of 15 coaches representing all five D-III conferences in the region. Those five conferences make up 41 schools.

NEW ENGLAND DIVISION III COACHES POLL

  1. Springfield (9 First Place Votes), 4-0 record, 144 Points
  2. Framingham (5), 4-0, 134 points
  3. Trinity, 2-0, 114
  4. Western Connecticut, 3-0, 88
  5. Salve Regina, 3-1, 63
  6. Amherst (1), 2-0, 49
  7. Middlebury, 2-0, 41
  8. Curry, 3-1, 40
  9. Coast Guard, 3-1, 30
  10. Williams, 2-0, 28

Also receiving votes:   Husson (24), WPI (22), Plymouth State (17), MIT (16), Worcester State (15)

NOTE: Husson climbed as high as #2 in the New England poll last year.