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/

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 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. Field Hockey Poll

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

Field hockey
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).