NU field hockey for the 2nd straight year has a spot in the Penn Monto / NFHCA Division I Preseason Poll. NU is ranked at No. 15 earning 226 points in the first national poll of the season. The Huskies are one of two CAA squads including in the poll joining 2012 conference champion Drexel, which is 17th with 188 points. http://gonu.com/documents/2013/8/27/DIPreseasonPoll8-27-13.pdf?id=1423 Six of NU's regular season opponents are in the top-20. Northwestern at No. 11 visits NU Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. at the Huskies new FH facility Dedham Field.