Union Men’s Hockey Ranked In USA Today Poll
The Union men’s ice hockey team moved back into the latest USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll released Monday. Union was also ranked in the USCHO.com poll for the 52nd consecutive week after earning a 7-1 win over Dartmouth in front of a standing room-only crowd at Messa Rink on Saturday night.
Union is one of three ECAC Hockey teams in the USCHO poll. Cornell (9th) and Colgate (12th) are the other ECAC Hockey teams ranked.
Union (10-5-6, 4-2-3 ECAC Hockey) earned a No. 14 ranking and 357 points in the USCHO.com poll and was also ranked No. 13 with 112 points in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll.
The Dutchmen have been ranked in the USCHO.com poll since the Dec. 7, 2009 rankings, extending a school record.
Union will take on Harvard on Friday night at Fenway Park at 7:00 p.m. as part of Sun Life Frozen Fenway 2012. The game will be the first outdoor regular season contest for the Dutchmen in 63 years and the first outdoor game involving two ECAC Hockey teams.
The preceding was provided by Jeffrey Weinstein, Assistant Sports Information Director for Union College.