CHANDLER, Ariz. - The Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III All-Region squads were announced on Monday with 197 student-athletes receiving either first or second-team recognition across the six regions.
There were 100 student-athletes on the first team and 97 on the second team across the six regions, which included the Great Lakes, New England East, New England West, North Atlantic, South Atlantic and South. Broken down by class, the All-Region squads consisted of 94 seniors, 56 juniors, 39 sophomores and eight freshmen.
Thirty-five schools placed at least three student-athletes on the All-Region Teams, led by national champion Messiah (South Atlantic), Babson (New England East), The College of New Jersey (South Atlantic) and University of New England (New England East) with five apiece. Schools with four student-athletes on the list included Centre and DePauw from the Great Lakes Region, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from the New England East, Tufts, Hamilton, Bowdoin and Williams from the New England West, William Smith from the North Atlantic, Montclair State from the South Atlantic and Salisbury from the South. Placing three student-athletes on the All-Region Teams were Rhodes, Denison, Kenyon, Hendrix, Wittenberg and Sewanee in the Great Lakes, Wellesley, Maine-Farmington, Mount Holyoke and Endicott in New England East, Middlebury, Amherst and Trinity (Conn.) in New England West, Rochester, Skidmore and Cortland in the North Atlantic, Rowan in the South Atlantic and Muhlenberg, York, Christopher Newport and Ursinus in the South.
The Longstreth/NFHCA Division III Regional Players of the Year will be announced on Wednesday, with the All-America squad coming out on Dec. 6 and the National Player of the Year on Dec. 12.
A full list of the six All-Region Teams can be found here: https://www.eteamz.com/NFHCA/files/DIIIAll-Region.pdf