PSU Men’s Ice Hockey back on both national polls

PSU Men’s Ice Hockey back on both national polls

Panthers #15 in USCHO and D3hockey.com rankings

            PLYMOUTH, N.H. – After a 1-0-1 week in which it secured a sixth Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) regular season title in seven years, the Plymouth State University men's ice hockey team appears in both the USCHO and D3hockey.com national rankings.

            The Panthers hold the #15 ranking in both national polls, appearing on the USCHO poll for the third straight week, while returning to the D3hockey.com rankings after dropping out last week.

            On Thursday night, PSU trailed 1-0 early before soaring back to top the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 6-2, clinching the MASCAC regular season title and top seed for the upcoming MASCAC Tournament in the process.

            On Saturday the Panthers came back from deficits of 1-0 and 3-2 to register a 3-3 tie with league-rival Salem State University on Senior Night.

            The two polls are nearly identical with Adrian and St. Norbert occupying the top two spots in both rankings. The only difference between the two comes at the #3 and #4 spots. Oswego State is third in the USCHO poll with Wisconsin-Stevens Point fourth, while the D3hockey.com rankings have the teams flipped. The remaining teams and rankings are identical in both polls.

            Plymouth State trails Saint John's by three points in the D3hockey.com poll, and by 19 points in the USCHO poll.

            The Panthers (17-4-2, 13-2-1 MASCAC) travel to Framingham State University on Saturday (4:50 p.m.) for another league game before wrapping up the regular season at home against Westfield State University next Tuesday (Feb. 20).

 

 

USCHO Division III Men's Ice Hockey Poll

February 12, 2018

   Rank    School (FPV)    Record       Points       Previous Rank   
1 Adrian (17) 21-4-0 297 1
2 St. Norbert (2) 20-4-1 275 2
3 Oswego State 18-3-2 254 4
4 Wisconsin-Stevens Point (1)     18-4-3 247 3
5 Salve Regina 19-4-2 212 6
6 Trinity (Conn.) 16-4-2 178 5
7 University of New England 18-4-3 167 10
8 SUNY Geneseo 16-5-3 164 7
9 Hobart 15-5-5 121 12
10 Utica 17-5-1 120 9
11 Endicott 17-5-3 103 8
12 Norwich 17-6-2 89 11
13 Marian 18-6-1 62 14
14 Saint John's 15-6-2 43 NR
15 Plymouth State 17-4-2 24 15

 

 

 

  

 

 D3hockey.com Division III Men's Ice Hockey Poll

February 12, 2018

   Rank    School (FPV)    Record       Points       Previous Rank   
1 Adrian (18) 21-4-0 297 1
2 St. Norbert (1) 20-4-1 270 3
3 Wisconsin-Stevens Point (1)     18-4-3 253 2
4 Oswego State 18-3-2 249 4
5 Salve Regina 19-4-2 218 6
6 Trinity (Conn.) 16-4-2 211 5
7 University of New England 18-4-3 162 10
8 SUNY Geneseo 16-5-3 154 7
9 Hobart 15-5-5 137 11
10 Utica 17-5-1 129 8
11 Endicott 17-5-3 88 9
12 Norwich 17-6-2 65 12
13 Marian 18-6-1 58 15
14 Saint John's 15-6-2 29 NR
15 Plymouth State 17-4-2 26 NR

 

 

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