Field hockey rankings: Golden returns to poll at No. 3

Colorado Academy Golden field hockey

Golden is No. 3 in field hockey's ranking this week. (Lance Wendt/

Colorado Academy remains the No. 1 team in the field hockey rankings, but for the first time this season, the Mustangs walked away from a game without a victory in hand.

But they remain undefeated.

Golden battled Colorado Academy to a 1-1 tie, which helped the Demons climb back into the rankings at No. 3.

Palmer Ridge remains in the No. 2 spot and Regis Jesuit and Cherry Creek finished at No. 4 and No. 5 to round out this week's poll.

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 (5) 10-0-1 29 1 0-0-1
2 Palmer Ridge (1) 9-2-1 19 3 2-0-0
3 Golden 7-2-3 16 - 0-0-1
4 Regis Jesuit 5-2-4 14 4 1-0-0
5 Cherry Creek 8-3-0 8 2 2-1-0
Others receiving votes:
Denver East 2, Kent Denver 2.
Dropped out
Kent Denver (5).