Iowa Opens Season Ranked 5th in Preseason Poll

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa field hockey team is ranked fifth in the preseason Penn Monto/National Field Hockey Coaches Association poll, it was announced Tuesday by the association.

It is the 62nd consecutive poll that Iowa has appeared in the national rankings dating back to 2016.

The Hawkeyes open the season this weekend with the ACC/Big Ten Challenge in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Iowa will face No. 20 Wake Forest on Friday and No. 2 North Carolina on Sunday at Truist Field.