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Gophers Men Climb to No. 10 After UMD Sweep

10/17/2011, 11:21am CDT
By MHJ Staff

Five WCHA teams ranked in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men's College Hockey top 15

USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine
2011-12 Men's College Hockey Poll - #3
(first-place votes in parentheses)

Rank

School

Last Week's Ranking

2011-12 Record

Weeks in Top 15

1

Boston College, 463 (15)

1

3-1-0

3

2

University of Michigan, 446 (12)

5

4-0-0

3

3

University of Denver, 411 (2)

3

1-1-0

3

4

Colorado College, 396 (3)

8

2-0-0

3

5

University of Notre Dame, 334

2

2-2-0

3

6

University of North Dakota, 320

6

2-1-1

3

7

Miami University, 275

4

2-2-0

3

8

Boston University, 273 (1)

7

2-1-0

3

9

Yale University, 266 (1)

10

0-0-0

3

10

University of Minnesota, 243

14

4-0-0

3

11

Union College, 184

11

1-0-2

3

12

Western Michigan University, 149

12

2-0-2

3

13

Merrimack College, 98

13

2-0-0

2

14

Colgate University, 61

NR

3-1-0

1

15

University of Minnesota Duluth, 45

9

1-3-0

3

Others receiving votes: Ferris State University, 24; Providence College, 19; Northern Michigan University, 16; University of Maine, 15; Cornell University, 12; Michigan Technological University, 10; University of Alaska Anchorage, 6; Dartmouth College, 5; University of Alaska, 3; University of Nebraska Omaha, 2; Air Force Academy, 1; Lake Superior State University, 1; Quinnipiac University, 1; Rochester Institute of Technology, 1.

NOTES: The Western Collegiate Hockey Association leads all conferences with five ranked teams, while the Central Collegiate Hockey Association has four ranked teams and the Hockey East Association and ECAC Hockey have three ranked programs. ... A total of 29 teams received votes.

ABOUT THE POLL: The 17th annual USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men’s College Hockey Poll is conducted each week in conjunction with the American Hockey Coaches Association. The poll includes input from coaches and journalists representing each of the five NCAA Division I ice hockey conferences, as well as composite votes from officers of the AHCA and USA Hockey Magazine, the most widely distributed hockey magazine in the world.

 

 

 

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