The Firedogs continued their outstanding play since their loss to Williams a month ago and have gone 10-1 during that span.

Amherst suffered a setback Saturday, however, as they dropped a NESCAC match to rival Middlebury 3-2 in a close match.

In fact, the Firedogs dropped more games over the weekend than they have all month.

Eight weeks into the 2013-2014 season, it is time for playoff predictions for each of the eight NFL divisions. Who are the dark horses though, and who may go on a late season run taking take the league by surprise?

NFC East: Cowboys (4-4), Eagles (3-5), Redskins (2-5), Giants (2-6)

Let’s start with what was predicted to be the most competitive division in football, but now looks to be the worst division.

None of the teams in the NFC East are above .500, and none of them seem poised for a strong playoff campaign.

The No. 10- ranked field hockey team had a successful week and a half, garnering two NESCAC victories and one non-conference win.

Their first NESCAC victory came against Wesleyan on Homecoming Weekend, Saturday, Oct. 19.

Blair Ingraham got the scoring started for Wesleyan as she took Vanessa Block’s pass from the corner and tucked the ball in the bottom left corner giving Wesleyan a 1-0 lead.