Union men's ice hockey remained at No. 8 in the latest USCHO.com and USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Polls released Monday. The Dutchmen have been ranked No. 8 for two consecutive weeks in both polls, the highest ranking the Dutchmen have earned this season.

Union has appeared in the USCHO.com poll for 58 consecutive weeks since the Dec. 7, 2009 rankings, extending a school record. Union has been ranked in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll in 18 out of a possible 20 weeks this season.

No. 8/8 Union (19-6-7, 13-3-4 ECAC Hockey) improved to 11-1-4 in its last 16 ECAC Hockey contests and holds a two point lead over No. 11/9 Cornell with two games to play in the regular season. Union will take on Cornell on Friday night at Lynah Rink in Ithaca, NY in a contest that begins at 7:00 p.m.

The preceding was provided by Jeffrey Weinstein, Assistant Sports Information Director for Union College Athletics.