Springfield had been ranked #2 last week, but a 23-14 loss at Ithaca allowed Williams and Maine Maritime to jump ahead of the Pride.
At 5-0, Amherst remains No. 1 with 20 first place votes and 236 points overall. In second is fellow NESCAC school Williams, also at 5-0, with three first-place votes and 212 points. In third is Maine Maritime at 6-1 with 162 points and the lone remaining first-place vote. Springfield is fourth at 5-2 with 147 points. And in fifth is Western New England College at 7-1 with 137 points.
Sixth through 10th are Trinity at 4-1 with 136 points, Norwich at 7-1 with 113 points, Endicott at 6-2 with 64 points, Plymouth State at 6-2 with 61 points, and Framingham State at 6-2 with 48 points.
Springfield is the highest-ranked team with as many as two losses.
Up next, SC will host Hartwick on Saturday, Oct. 30 at 6 pm.