The UMaine field hockey team has moved up to #18 in this week's NFHCA poll. The Black Bears are riding an 8-game winning streak and are 15-2 overall.

Maine holds down the #1 spot in America East Conference East Division with a 5-0 record. Next on the schedule is a game against UAlbany, the #10 team in the nation. That game is Friday. UM beat Albany 6-2 two weeks ago.

Check out the NFHCA national poll...

1. Syracuse University (15-0) 961 (36) 1
2. University of Connecticut (15-0) 911 (12) 2
3. University of North Carolina (13-1) 885 (1) 3
4. Duke University (11-4) 756 4
5. University of Virginia (12-3) 741 5
6. University of Maryland (13-3) 716 7
7. Wake Forest University (10-4) 630 6
8. University of Louisville (10-5) 558 9
9. Liberty University (9-4) 554 8
10. University at Albany (12-2) 501 10
11. University of Michigan (13-3) 444 14
12. Old Dominion University (8-5) 443 11
13. Stanford University (10-5) 412 12
14. Boston College (8-7) 348 13
15. University of Delaware (11-4) 324 15
16. Northwestern University (10-6) 198 16
17. Boston University (10-5) 195 17
18. University of Maine (15-2) 192 19 Tie
19. James Madison University (11-4) 183 18
20. Princeton University (7-5) 122 19 Tie