Colorado Academy now atop field hockey ranking

Colorado Academy field hockey

Colorado Academy field hockey is No. 1 in the sport's ranking this week. (Ray Chen/ArrayPhoto.com)

Colorado Academy is the new No. 1 team in the field hockey ranking.

The Mustangs, 2-0-0 to begin the season, received four of the six first-place votes to edge out preseason No. 1 Palmer Ridge in the CHSAANow.com poll. CA has now won 43 consecutive games, and is unbeaten over 54 games.

Palmer Ridge is also 2-0-0 to start 2015, and is No. 2.

Kent Denver held steady at No. 3, Regis Jesuit moved into the ranking at No. 4 and Denver East is No. 5.

The ranking, voted upon by coaches, is the official poll of the Association. Rankings are released each Monday during the season.

A complete ranking is below.

CHSAANow.com Field Hockey Poll

Voted upon by coaches around the state. New voters can sign up by emailing rcasey@chsaa.org. This ranking has no bearing on postseason seeding.

Field hockey
RK TEAM W-L PTS PVS LW
1 Colorado Academy (4) 2-0-0 28 2 2-0-0
2 Palmer Ridge (2) 2-0-0 26 1 2-0-0
3 Kent Denver 0-0-1 16 3 0-0-1
4 Regis Jesuit 1-0-1 10 - 1-0-1
5 Denver East 1-1-0 7 4 1-1-0
Others receiving votes:
Golden 2, Mountain Vista 1.
Dropped out
Cherry Creek (5).